Viktor Orbán congratulates the leaders of Fidesz’s German sister parties
25. 09. 2017.
“Prime Minister of Hungary and Chairman of Fidesz Viktor Orbán congratulated CDU leader Angela Merkel and CSU Chairman Horst Seehofer on the victory of Fidesz’s sister parties at the German parliamentary elections on Sunday”, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief, Bertalan Havasi said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday from Hanoi, where the Prime Minister is currently on an official visit.

In his letter to newly re-elected German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mr. Orbán said Sunday’s election results was also a clear indication of the fact that European citizens support politics that are based on conservative foundations, and which guarantee security and economy stability, Mr. Havasi said, quoting the Prime Minister.

“I trust that we will succeed in cooperating in accordance with these common values in the interests of further developing Hungarian-German relations and solving the challenges faced by the continent”, the Prime Minister wrote in his letter to the Chairman of the central-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), wishing him success at the upcoming negotiations on forming a government.

In his letter of congratulation to Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, Mr. Orbán expressed his thanks for the cooperation of recent years, and also indicated that he is looking forward with great expectations to future joint work, with which German-Hungarian and Bavarian-Hungarian relations can be further reinforced.

“I wish you much success towards the new re-forging of the right in accordance with our shared valued”, Mr. Orbán wrote in closing in his letter to the Chairman of the Christian Socialist Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party of Germany’s CDU, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief said.

Germany’s parliamentary (Bundestag) elections on Sunday were won by the middle-right CDU/CSU alliance, with 33 percent of the votes.