Hungarian-American philanthropist George Soros has referred to Hungary and Poland finally forcing the EU to abandon its move to make coronavirus relief conditional on the “rule of law” criteria as Germany’s “surrender”, according to an op-ed in Project Syndicate. The financier, who has been sponsoring so-called “open society” causes all around the world, insisted the development was “the worst of all possible worlds”, proceeding to blame German Chancellor Angela Merkel personally for the outcome of the talks, saying she had “caved in to Hungarian and Polish extortion”. © AP Photo / Michael Sohn French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel take a break on a balcony of Merkel’s office after a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018 He suggested Merkel was currently “something of the sole main decision-maker for the EU” as France’s Emmanuel Macron had been “temporarily distracted by the laicite issue”, Soros wrote, thereby referring to French secularism principles and the way they have of late been undermined by Islamist terror. He took special aim at Hungarian PM Viktor Orban and his “kleptocratic regime”, which he alleged “has stolen and misappropriated vast sums during his decade in power” while lambasting… Read full this story
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