By Steve Dellar  |  04-09-2018   News
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third successive term in power during Sunday’s elections (which were never really in doubt). Thanks to the Hungarian electoral system, his 133 seats in parliament will probably land him the supermajority needed to reform the constitution. His coalition partner, the nationalist Jobbik party was bound to win 26 seats so if Mr Orban clings onto his existing coalition he will always have more than 70% of the votes.

A jubilant Mr Orban, who was on course to get some 50% of the votes cast, told supporters: "We have won, Hungary has won a great victory."

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"There is a big battle behind us, we have won a crucial victory, giving ourselves a chance to defend Hungary."

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By projecting himself as the savior of Hungary's Christian culture against possible Muslim migration into Europe, Mr Orban took the overwhelming vote from the rural areas.

The smaller leftwing parties mostly garnered their support in the cities, gaining nine and eight seats respectively.

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The other nationalist leaders of Europe were quick to congratulate Mr Orban. In France, Ms Marine Le Pen stated: "Great and clear victory for Viktor Orban in Hungary: reversal of values and mass immigration as promoted by the EU are rejected again. Nationalists could win a majority in Europe at the next European elections in 2019."

Asked by European journalists after his win whether he was indeed fighting the European Union, as many proclaim, Mr Orban responded: "The EU is not in Brussels. The EU is in Berlin, in Budapest, in Prague and in Bucharest."

Source:

https://www.welt.de/politik/ausland/article175276162/Ungarn-Nun-droht-die-Orbanisierung-Europas.html

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