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Hungarian Opposition Attacks PM Viktor Orban After ‘Major Loss’

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing a backlash from the opposition, including calls to resign, after a vote to reject EU migrant quotas failed to attract half of Hungary’s voters. The vote held Sunday showed strong support among voters for rejecting the EU’s plan to relocate asylum seekers across members, based on the size of each nation’s economy. The turnout fell well below the 50 percent required for a national referendum, meaning that the government faced heavy scrutiny for hailing the result as a triumph.
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