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May 10, 2022 1:10 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on May 9 backed pro-Russian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's position that the ban would be like “an atomic bomb for the economy, destroying its stable energy supply” because Russian fossil fuels account for two-thirds of Hungary's oil imports. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen met Orban on May 9 to persuade him to change his stance. She said progress had been made in the talks but "further work is needed."

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