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Viktor Orban unofficially supported the new package of sanctions against Russia. “There was one condition”

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The Hungarian government was to withdraw from blocking EU sanctions against Russiareported by Radio Free Europe/Radio Swoboda. The decision was supposed to be made after that Hungary they got it a guarantee that there will be no restrictions on the construction of the country's only nuclear power plant.

Hungary. The Paks II project in the spotlight of Viktor Orban

The Paks II project owes its name to the Hungarian city where they are to be built two new power plant units with a capacity of 1,200 MW each. He is responsible for their construction the Russian state-owned company Rosatomand the investment cost is expected to reach 12 mld euro. The Russian loan is to cover as much as 80%. costs.

For Viktor Orban, the project is of particular importance, which is why the Hungarian government has repeatedly emphasized that will not agree to any sanctions package that concerns nuclear energy. Now that was going to change.

– In exchange for general relief for Paks II, Orban's government relented on the first EU measures targeting the Russian gas sector since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. He previously ruled out supporting any punitive measures against the Russian gas sector for security of supply reasons, Hungarian radio reports.

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War in Ukraine. The EU has agreed on the 14th package of sanctions for Russia

Ultimately, the new tranche of restrictions on Russia is to be approved by the foreign ministers at the meeting in… Luxembourgto be held 24th of June. The final form of the agreement reached between the member countries will then be published.

Source: Radio Free Europe, Belsat

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