The Hungarian government on Wednesday defended its decision allow the transit of Russian military vehicles through its airspace in spite of EU sanctions.
Russia has delivered 10 armored patrol vehicles to a military base in Serbia, part of a broader military assistance package for the Balkan country, with the plane transporting the cargo passing through Hungarian airspace after Romania blocked the shipment.
Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, the EU imposed an embargo on arms trade with Russia, as well as an export ban for so-called dual-use goods that can be used for both military and civilian purposes.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor …read more
Source: European Voice