The state of emergency will be in effect in Hungary from midnight. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that its introduction is connected with the war in Ukraine.
Orbán, in a video posted to Facebook, explained that his cabinet needs the authority to respond more quickly to the challenges of the war. Thanks to this decision, the government will be able to introduce various legal solutions through a decree.
State of emergency in Hungary
“The soy world is on the verge of an economic crisis,” the Hungarian prime minister said, adding that his country should stay out of the war in Ukraine and “protect the financial security of families.”
Viktor Orban said that the first measures under the state of emergency will be announced tomorrow.
Earlier, a state of emergency in Hungary was declared during the migration and pandemic crises.