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Secretary General meets Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Budapest

20/03/2012

The talks focused on the Venice Commission reports on the independence of the judiciary, religious freedom and media freedom
Secretary General to meet Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Budapest
Thorbjørn Jagland and Viktor Orbán 

Strasbourg, 21.03.2012 – Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland was in Budapest today for talks with the Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán. The Secretary General also met with Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration and Justice, and with János Martonyi, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The talks focused primarily on the Venice Commission reports on the independence of the judiciary and religious freedom, and the Council of Europe assessment of media freedom in Hungary.

 

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