Visit of Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister, to José Manuel Barroso
Type: Visit to the Commission
End production: 24/01/2012 First transmission: 24/01/2012
On 24 January 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister, in Brussels. The leaders discussed bailout talks that broke down on December 2011 over a central bank law that the International Monetary Fund and the EU said threatens monetary-policy independence. On 17th January, the European Commission launched infringement proceedings against Hungary over the central bank, the judiciary and the data protection agency.
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||Arrival of Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister, and handshake with José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
||Viktor Orbán and José Manuel Barroso posing for the picture
||Viktor Orbán and José Manuel Barroso leaving the VIP corner