Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was one of the first foreign leaders to congratulate Donald Trump after his inauguration.
Many thanks to CrossWare for translating this brief article from the Hungarian daily Magyar Idők:
Viktor Orbán Congratulates Donald Trump
In a letter to Donald Trump on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán congratulated the new President of the United States Of America. The letter was provided to the media by Bertalan Havasi, the leader of the Prime Ministerial Communications Office.
In the letter Viktor Orbán emphasises that Donald Trump’s “historical election victory gives him a strong authority from the American people to enact changes.” The PM believes the world is facing great challenges, which require a new and courageous approach.
“With expanding economic relations and a longstanding collaboration in areas such as the fight against terrorism, as well as a similar belief in economic and security policy, our common feeling of responsibility about our citizens’ safety, the country’s border control and migration, history now provides an opportunity to jointly shape the future,” emphasized the Prime Minister.
In the letter Viktor Orbán highlighted that Hungary awaits with joy the chance “to further deepen its long-standing, strong and cordial relations” with the United States.
The Prime Minister is confident that through continued partnership we will be able to cope with the challenges and seize the opportunities.
At the end of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s congratulatory letter, he reiterated his continued support of the newly-inaugurated US president.