Austria is a key ally of ours
12. 10. 2021.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán congratulated new Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg in a message, Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

The Hungarian Prime Minister wrote he is pleased that in the person of his Austrian counterpart he will have the opportunity to cooperate with a politician who is committed to the future of Europe and shows respect for Hungary at the same time.

Austria is a key ally of ours equally in the fields of politics, the economy and social relations, Mr Orbán pointed out, reassuring the new Austrian Chancellor that he can count on his personal commitment to the development of Hungarian-Austrian cooperation based on the foundations of mutual trust and appreciation.

In his message, the Hungarian Prime Minister wrote he is convinced that they will be able to cooperate effectively, based on jointly professed European values, in the interest of enhancing the region’s competitiveness, and strengthening a European Union that rests on the foundations of Christian traditions and respects the equality of Member States and the Community acquis.