Historically, relations between Hungary and the United States have been strained, with this strain being reflected in the Hungarian economy. In March, Hungary marked 25 years since joining the NATO defense alliance. The celebration at the Central European University in Budapest was attended by the American ambassador, local advocates of democracy, researchers, professors, and former ministers. Notably absent was Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who led Hungary’s entry into NATO in 1999. The US ambassador emphasized Orbán’s commitment to a democratic future as part of the West, even as relations between the US and Hungary remain strained.

Around the time of the celebration, Orbán visited the United States as a guest of former President Donald Trump but did not meet with the Biden administration. Strained relations between Hungary and the United States have created uncertainty in Hungary’s economy. Professor Peter Mihalii of Corwin University in Budapest noted that the United States’ dissatisfaction with the Hungarian government is a significant factor affecting the economy. Strained diplomatic relations could have implications in Brussels too, even if it is not explicitly stated.

In recent years, Hungary has turned to

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