Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Peter Siarto reported on intentions of Budapest to discuss the variant of lifting the sanctions from Russia. On the eve of February 18, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban spoke on the issue of sanctions in Moscow.
On February 18, during his visit to Moscow Viktor Orban claimed that Russia and Europe need to normalize their relationship, according to IA REGNUM.
According to him, “more and more countries in Europe begin to realize that we have to cooperate”. Orban also hopes that the EU sanctions against Russia would not be renewed in 2016.