New President of Hungary condemned Putin’s aggression and backed Ukraine’s accession to the EU
Hungary’s new President, Katalina Nowak, voiced her position on Russia’s war against Ukraine during her inauguration ceremony on May 14, 2022, as reported by “European Truth” with reference to Telex.
Novak named 10 points outlining the position on the Russian invasion and attitude towards Ukraine, among them:
“We condemn Putin’s aggression, an armed attack on a sovereign state,”
“We will forever say ‘no’ to all efforts to restore the Soviet Union,”
“We Hungarians want peace here, and in neighboring countries, we want peace, not war,”
“We demand the investigation and punishment of war crimes.”
Novak, 44, became Hungary’s first female president and the youngest president in the European Union. She replaced Janos Ader, who resigned after his second term.