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Orbán to attend summit of European conservative party leaders in Madrid at weekend

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel to Madrid this weekend to attend a summit of European conservative party leaders, the PM's press chief said on Tuesday, confirming Spanish press reports.

According to the Spanish daily El Independiente, Santiago Abascal, leader of the Spanish right-wing Vox party, will host European conservative leaders at a summit in Madrid this coming weekend. Orban and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki have confirmed they will be attending the event scheduled for Jan. 28-29, the paper said.

Abascal has visited Hungary and Poland on multiple occasions to share his political vision with the countries he has called Vox’s “two favourite allies”, El Independiente said. It cited the Abascal as saying that his party was in “full agreement” with Hungary and Poland on the issues of border protection, family policy and the protection of sovereign nations.

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