The European Union needs to break with its policy of unanimous decision-making in the areas of foreign and security policy, said Manfred Weber in an interview published in the Sunday edition of the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel.
The President of the European People’s Party (EPP) believes that recent vetoes by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán justify the need to make the policy change.
I’m fed up with the fact that we depend on Viktor Orbán on foreign policy issues or on the EU oil embargo.
-said the Christian Social Union (CSU) politician.
This isn’t the first time that Weber has expressed his frustration with Hungary’s premier and the EU’s decision-making process. In late May, the EPP head said nearly the same thing to Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper, following the Hungarian government’s unwillingness to support a sixth EU sanctions package against Russia. [Magyar Hang]