Hungary PM Orban: U.S. uses corruption charges to gain influence

December 23, 2014 10:58 PM

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Hungary PM Orban: U.S. uses corruption charges to gain influence

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States is using corruption allegations against some Hungarian public officials as a "cover story" to boost its influence in central Europe amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Tuesday.

Orban's comments come amid a wider souring of relations between Hungary, a NATO ally, and the United States over what America perceives as Orban's increasingly authoritarian rule and Budapest's warm relations with Russia.

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