Visa issue: The government was surprised by the American strictness
According to Magyar Nemzit, an agreement was not reached because of Ambassador Pressman.
The Orban government was surprised by the tightening of the US visa exemption regime, and negotiations on the issue appeared to be going well until the ambassador intervened. Magyar Nemzet – referring to her informants who requested anonymity – that Claims, David Pressman Responsible for Washington’s hardening of the sensitive issue.
The Americans initially asked for data on all dual citizens, but then backed down. One of the newspaper’s sources denied that they were not cooperating with the Americans. According to him, the data of 80-85 people was consulted on a case-by-case basis, and negotiations took place, but the ambassador, who wanted to enter in vain, stopped them. Viktor Orbán To the Prime Minister.
According to Magyar Nemzet, David Pressman tends to raise political tensions rather than ease them, so the situation may be worse than the current one. The newspaper’s sources hope that the current punishment will only be temporary. The nightmare is to restore the visa requirement that existed before 2009, which, according to the newspaper, Hungarian diplomacy wants to prevent, because it would then be forced to take a response, which would further distance the parties from each other.
Although the government’s paper is the ambassador Joe Biden As a person, the United States already has data on Hungarians across the border Donald Trump He was then asked to complain about their fraud in the simplified naturalization process, which constituted a security risk to him. Katalin Novak The head of state has just stripped 12 residents of Transcarpathia of their citizenship for violating the law.