Hungarian Orbán trolls European Parliament over Qatar corruption scandal – POLITICO


Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán mocked the European Parliament on social media on Monday as the assembly reeled over allegations that World Cup host Qatar had paid for football. influence in Europe.

“Hello to the European Parliament”, wrote Orbán on Twitterposting an old photo showing former world leaders laughing and the words ‘and then they said… The EP is seriously concerned about corruption in Hungary’.

Belgian prosecutors on Sunday charged European Parliament Vice-President Eva Kaili and three others with corruption in a major investigation into an alleged campaign of illicit influence by Qatar.

The European Parliament has taken a strong stance against Hungary in the past over the rule of law, declaring in September that the country was “no longer a democracy”.



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