It seems, they add, that during the one-on-one talks Orban was even more firm than in public and migration wasn’t the only topic. Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko approached Merkel before her meeting with Orban, to lobby ahead of the upcoming NATO summit. Hungary’s has been consequently blocking Ukraine’s NATO ambitions because of its language law that is – according to Budapest – discriminating ethnic Hungarians. Orban told Merkel that Hungary’s standpoint is principled, and Merkel “noted” it. Orban also informed Merkel about his policies regarding CEU and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Source: Orban dictated to Merkel – press