Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has invited Viktor Orbán to Ukraine, with the hope that the Hungarian Prime Minister would reconsider his business relations with Russia after talking to the survivors of the massacre in Bucsa.
Poroshenko believes that Hungary’s decision to put its business interests ahead of its values does not have a good effect on the country. Russia needs to be “de-Putinified,” said the former president of Ukraine, as the Russian leader poses a threat to all of Europe.
In an interview with Euronews, Poroshenko said the countries of the European Union are based on values, while Russia is driven by money, and so working with the country is toxic for everyone.
I would like to extend an invitation to those who are against Ukraine: come with me, the fifth President of Ukraine, and I will be your personal guide. Come with me to Bucsa, Iprin, Chernivtsi. Visit the places where thousands of Ukrainians have been killed! … This is not a question of money.
-said the former president.
Poroshenko was president of Ukraine between 2014-2019. He was defeated by current President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has also not minced words when it comes to his disapproval of Hungary’s official position in the Russian-Ukrainian war. [Index]