Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told parliament on Monday that “Hungary’s enemies”, which he described as “the Soros empire, Brussels bureaucrats and American democrats”, were ready to make concerted demands in the autumn aimed at resurrecting the period in which Ferenc Gyurcsany, the one-time Socialist prime minister, governed. “We can’t accept this; we don’t want to go back where they want to lead us, to the Gyurcsany era,” he said in an address to parliament.

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