Israeli ambassador to Hungary backs Viktor Orban’s government
30 December 2020 | 9:00 am
In a DW interview, Israeli Ambassador Yacov Hadas-Handelsman condemns anti-Semitic statements made by individual Hungarian politicians. Overall, however, he praises the Fidesz government.
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