President of Egypt and NATO Secretary General also congratulated Prime Minister Viktor Orbán
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President of Fidesz, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who was elected as Egypt’s head of state two weeks ago, mutually congratulated one another on Friday afternoon, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI, adding that the Hungarian Prime Minister also had a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg who congratulated him on his victory scored in the Hungarian elections.
Egypt’s newly elected President himself initiated the telephone call to congratulate the Prime Minister. According to Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the high turnout and the result show that the Hungarian people strongly support Mr Orbán’s government. By Mr Havasi’s account, during the call the parties agreed to further tighten bilateral relations between Egypt and Hungary, and they discussed the fact that Egypt would also like to strengthen its relations with the other countries participating in the Visegrád cooperation, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.