Budapest Will Indeed Receive EU Funding, Everyone Agrees

2020. január 14.


Local media reported on Monday morning that Budapest cannot expect any European Union funding between 2021 and 2027, as the cabinet intends to bleed the municipality dry. The government was reportedly bent on taking revenge after Gergely Karácsony, the joint candidate of the left-liberal opposition parties, beat government-friendly mayor István Tarlós who was Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's candidate in the municipal election in October 2019. By Tuesday, it has turned out that it's not going to happen, and all parties involved openly reaffirmed this. More...