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The EU this week said Hungary’s fiscal policies were unsustainable and threatened legal action over a new constitution which is seen curtailing the independence of judges, the central bank and the data protection agency, among others.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban responded by dismissing the EU’s complaints so far as political.

"We are ready to negotiate all the points, but what we need is not political opinion, but arguments," Orban told a group of foreign correspondents. "When the arguments on behalf of the European Union are convincing — that it’s better to accept and follow that line — then there is no reason not to do that."

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