Hungary PM Orban says EU will not sanction Russian gas or oil

Hungarian PM Orban attends a business conference, in Budapest
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during a business conference in Budapest, Hungary, February 19, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo

BUDAPEST, March 11 (Reuters) - The European Union will not impose sanctions on Russian gas or oil, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video posted on his Facebook page on Friday, amid a summit of EU leaders in France.

"The most important issue for us has been settled in a favourable way: there won't be sanctions that would apply to gas or oil, so Hungary's energy supply is secure in the upcoming period," Orban added.

Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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