The International Auschwitz Group said on Tuesday 26 July that “TerrifiedAfter Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s comment “Single ethnic Hungarian», a call to the European UnionStay away from such racist overtones».
Nationalist leader’s speech,Stupid and dangerousRemembering Holocaust SurvivorsA dark age of their own exclusion and persecution“The organization’s vice-president, Christoph Huebner, responded in a statement to AFP. He called on Austrian President Karl Nehhammer, who will host Viktor Orbán on an official visit to Vienna on Thursday, to stand up on behalf of the EU. It is necessary.”A Mr Orbán needs to make the world understand that he has no future in Europe“, in which he”They knowingly deny values».
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In a speech Saturday in Romanian Transylvania, where there is a large Hungarian community, the nationalist leader known for his anti-immigration policy strongly reaffirmed his rejection of a community.Multiracial». «We don’t want to be mixed race“, it will mix”Non-EuropeansHe had said. countries”Countries where European and non-European people live together are no longer countries. These nations are not masses of people“, launched Victor Orban, who had made similar comments in the past, but without using the word “race“, according to experts.
“A Bad Description”
The government defended itself on Tuesday, with its spokesman Zoltan Kovacs saying “A misinterpretation” opinionsPeople who do not clearly understand the difference between mixing different ethnic groups from the Judeo-Christian sphere and mixing people from different civilizations.“. Viktor Orban also referred to the Nazi regime’s gas chambers, criticizing Brussels’ plan to cut European gas demand by 15%.”As the past has shown, despite German know-how in this area, I don’t see how they can force member states to do so.“, he had quipped.
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The Hungarian Jewish community also rose up against this discourse. “Various species live on our planet. On two legs, working, talking and sometimes thinking, only one species lives on this earth: Homo sapiens sapiens. This race is one and indivisibleChief Rabbi Robert Froelich wrote on Facebook. In the political class, Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu judged “Unacceptable“such”ideas».
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