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Hungary Blocks 50 Billion Euros in EU Aid for Ukraine after Membership Talks Approved

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In a surprising turn of events, Hungary has raised a significant hurdle in the European Union’s support for Ukraine just days after the EU gave the green light for membership talks with the Eastern European nation.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced the blocking of 50 billion euros in EU aid earmarked for Ukraine, citing concerns over minority rights and potential economic repercussions.

The 50 billion euros in aid was intended to support Ukraine’s economic development, infrastructure projects, and reforms necessary for EU integration. The unexpected blockade has left Ukrainian officials expressing disappointment and frustration.

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