Skip to comments.Hungary and New US Ambassador Find Common Ground on Defense and Energy Issues
Posted on 08/05/2018 11:25:29 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
A four-party delegation of parliaments foreign affairs committee met with David B. Cornstein, the new United States ambassador to Hungary.
Hungary has started a programme to raise its defense spending to an annual 2 percent of GDP. Zsolt Németh referred to frequent complaints from Donald Trump. The president supposes that Washington pays too much into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a military alliance between a host of European countries, the US and Canada.
Parties at the talks agreed that Hungarys unilateral dependence on Russian energy supplies was not healthy and agreed on the need of diversifying energy sources, Nemeth said, adding that an economic role taken by the US could greatly contribute to strengthening energy cooperation in central Europe.
Németh spoke highly of bilateral economic ties and noted that US companies in Hungary employed a total 100,000 people. He referred to the US as Hungarys largest trading partner outside Europe and quoted the ambassador as saying that economic cooperation offered a lot of further opportunities. He noted Cornsteins personal commitment to help utilize that potential.
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Hungary built a wall to keep the so-called "refugees" out. I wish they would educate the pinheads in congress.
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