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A letter written by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán concerning the upcoming European elections has been posted to supporters, daily Magyar Idők reported. According to Magyar Idők, by mid-January all supporters of the ruling Fidesz party will have received the prime minister’s missive, which focuses on the importance of the European Parliamentary vote set for May.

The prime minister, who is also the ruling party’s leader, said in the letter that the EP election would be the most significant such vote so far. “Having learned nothing after the series of terrorist attacks, Brussels wants to turn Europe into a continent of immigrants and force this on nation states. We Hungarians cannot accept this,” the letter said.
Orbán also insisted that the opposition represented Brussels in Hungary. “What we really need are representatives of Hungary in Brussels,” he wrote, adding that Fidesz MEPs always uncompromisingly represented Hungarian interests in the EP.
The supporters were also asked to make a financial contribution to “ensure Fidesz’s success”. The paper said Fidesz had long made use of micro-funding as an important gauge of its supporter base.