SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 24 June 2021, Thursday |

UK PM told Hungary’s Orban of significant human rights concerns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban he had essential worries about human rights in Hungary, including gender equality, LGBT rights and media freedom in a meeting between the two leaders in London on Friday.

“The Prime Minister raised his significant concerns about human rights in Hungary, including gender equality, LGBT rights and media freedom,” a spokeswoman for Johnson’s office said.

“The leaders also discussed a number of foreign policy issues including Russia, Belarus and China. The Prime Minister encouraged Hungary to use their influence to promote democracy and stability.”