As a result of Hungary’s successful diplomatic services, attacks against the country have died down, the foreign minister told commercial Inforadio late on Monday.
Janos Martonyi said he did not expect further debate with international players on any topic, although some issues – such as requiring prior registration to voting – could receive criticism from abroad. He added that if the new rule was sent for a preliminary constitutional review and passed this could prevent such onslaught.
Regarding the prime minister recently flagging a plan to buy back holdings of gas distributor E.ON from Germany, Martonyi said this was purely an economic matter, not that of diplomacy. He added however that the idea to convert public utility service providers into non-profit outfits was being examined to see if it would be in line with international and European legal requirements.