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'The dictator is coming' - Juncker's cheeky welcome for Hungarian PM

'The dictator is coming' - Juncker's cheeky welcome for Hungarian PM
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“The dictator is coming.” Not the usual greeting you would expect to hear at an EU get-together. But “dictator” was the word chosen by European

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“The dictator is coming.” Not the usual greeting you would expect to hear at an EU get-together.

But “dictator” was the word chosen by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as he welcomed Hungary’s Viktor Orban at a summit in Riga, Latvia.

It was delivered with a cheeky smile and a warm handshake, after a particularly rough week in relations between Brussels and Budapest’s right-wing prime minister.

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