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Hungary Would Block Current EU Proposal to Ban Russian Oil

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Hungary won’t support the European Union’s current plan to completely ban Russian crude oil as it undermines the eastern EU member state’s energy security, its foreign minister said.

Nothing short of an exemption for crude oil supplied via pipelines would get Hungary on board with the sanctions package, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said. He said the current EU plan would “obliterate” Hungary’s energy security.