Cameron Confident of EU Deal Despite Hungary Welfare Pushback

  • Hungarians shouldn't be treated as `parasites,' Orban says
  • Proposal to restrict benefits for 4 years `still on table'

David Cameron, U.K. prime minister, left, shakes hands with Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister, after a joint news conference in Budapest, on Jan. 7.

Photographer: Balazs Mohai/Bloomberg

Prime Minister David Cameron said he’s confident he can reach a deal in his renegotiation of Britain’s place in the European Union even as his Hungarian counterpart warned him not to treat its workers as “parasites” in his plans to restrict welfare.

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