2024-06-12 15:04:16

Hungary Agrees Not to Impede NATO's Assistance to Ukraine

Hungary, led by Prime Minister Orban, has agreed not to obstruct NATO's support for Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, clarifying that Hungary will not engage in combat but will not impede financial aid. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Hungary's commitment to allow NATO allies to provide assistance and coordinate support for Ukraine.

Orban's decision comes ahead of a NATO defense ministers' meeting and the upcoming NATO summit in July, where further support for Ukraine is to be discussed. Hungary's stance involves opting out of military aid but refraining from hindering other NATO allies' aid efforts, signaling a compromise within the alliance and paving the way for enhanced support for Ukraine.

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Hungary no longer intends to block new NATO plan for Ukraine - DER SPIEGEL

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