Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has met with former Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel to discuss relaunching the economy after the coronavirus pandemic and changes in European politics.
According to MTI, PM Orbán briefed Schüssel on Hungary’s successful pandemic protection efforts and its vaccination program. They also discussed the growing importance of central Europe in the bloc, and changes in European party politics. The meeting was also attended by PM Orbán’s chief of staff, Gergely Gulyás.
Schüssel, who also heads the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, was scheduled to hold a speech in Budapest later the same day, marking the fourth anniversary of the death of Helmut Kohl, German chancellor and an architect of the unified Germany.