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Hungary Floats Veto Threat as EU Works to Ban Russian Oil

  • Hungary won’t back sanctions restricting Russian energy import
  • EU may consider giving Hungary additional flexibility on oil
Gergely Gulyas
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Hungary would be ready to veto European Union sanctions on Russia’s oil industry if the measures restricted Budapest’s ability to import energy, according to a senior official in Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government.