Hungary attacks ‘hypocritical’ UK over stance on Russia

The foreign minister of Hungary has attacked Britain, France and other European powers for what he described as their “hypocritical” stance on Russia. Peter Szijjarto accused western European nations of condemning President Vladimir Putin on the one hand while at the same time conducting “big business” with Moscow.

“These double standards. This hypocrisy which is applied when it comes to the co-operation or the relationship with Russia is really frustrating,” the Hungarian diplomat said. “To be honest we are fed up with it.”

Hungary’s relationship with Russia has caused concern among some EU members. (Read more….)