Hungarian government to be represented by Justice Minister
13. 05. 2020.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán replied in a letter to President of the European Parliament David Sassoli who invited the Prime Minister to the plenary debate on Hungary to be held in the European Parliament on Thursday, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Mr Orbán highlighted that at this time he was focusing all his strength and energies on the containment of the epidemic. Therefore, on behalf of the Hungarian Government, Minister for Justice and EU Affairs Judit Varga will be able to attend the debate.

The Prime Minister also drew the EP President’s attention to the fact that on behalf of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union a state secretary will attend, Mr Havasi added.

With regard to this, Mr Orbán asked the President of the European Parliament to give Justice Minister Judit Varga an opportunity to speak at the debate.