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Viktor Orbán says Donald Trump’s the one to end war in Ukraine

Viktor Orbán says Donald Trump’s the one to end war in Ukraine

The US must come to an agreement with Russia, ‘and then the war will be over.’
The person who can end the war in Ukraine is Donald Trump, according to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Speaking at a panel event in Berlin, Orbán said that peace talks should not be conducted between Ukraine and Russia, but between the U.S. and Russia, with Trump leading the negotiations on the American side.

Orbán said “the Ukrainians have endless resources because they get all that from the Americans,” arguing that only U.S. military support will allow Ukraine to continue to fight.

“That’s why the Americans have to come to an agreement with the Russians. And then the war will be over,” the Hungarian PM said, adding that “anyone who thinks that this war will be concluded through Russian-Ukrainian negotiations is not living in this world.”

But Orbán does not believe U.S. President Joe Biden is the right person to lead the negotiations, as Biden has “gone too far” with his accusations against Russian President Vladimir Putin — Biden has called Putin a “war criminal.”

“That would make it very hard for [Biden] to make peace,” Orbán said. “This is going to sound brutal, but hope for peace goes by the name of Donald Trump.”

Orbán’s remarks came a day after he met German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin.

Earlier Tuesday, Orbán used his fourth post since joining Twitter to ask about the whereabouts of “my good friend, Donald Trump.”
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