Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán responded to European Union president Jean-Claude Juncker’s description of him as a “blind national politician” in brutal fashion, suggesting he would not expect a Luxembourger to understand national pride.
“It’s hard to see the world through the eyes of a Luxembourger,” Orbán said of the outgoing President of the European Commission in an interview with Kossuth Radio, a transcript of which was seen by Breitbart London.
“In negotiations, I sometimes wonder how my counterpart sees the world. What does someone from Luxembourg say when they want to be proud of themselves or their nation?” he asked.
“For a Hungarian it’s clear that if there’s one thing we want, it’s for Hungary to be respected and appreciated, and for us to be seen as Hungarians,” he explained.
“We don’t want to scrape away from ourselves the undeniable fact that we’re Hungarian…