The conservative politician came to Hungary at the invitation of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation. However, the purpose of his visit also includes acquainting himself with the activities of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) and strengthening Hungarian-Israeli right-wing relations in the areas of education and publishing.
The meeting of Mr Orbán and Mr Cohen was also attended by Balázs Orbán, the Prime Minister’s political director and chair of the Board of MCC, Mr Havasi reported.
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