US should disclose report on political parties receiving Russian funds

Jobbik welcomes the news that the US Congress has instructed James R Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, to conduct an investigation into any Russian influence operations or funding of political parties in EU member states. The US legislature believes the Kremlin's goal is to leverage on the division among European countries, destabilize NATO, block the US missile defence system and get the anti-Russia economic sanctions lifted.

Jobbik requests the US authorities to reveal the findings of their investigation as soon as possible since the public has the right to know which political parties are funded by external powers. In the meantime, we request Russia to also disclose the findings of its own intelligence services regarding the potential US funding of European political parties. European citizens deserve to see a clear picture.
We attribute a special significance to the US Congress' initiative in light of the ongoing political farce which was launched by Fidesz against MEP Béla Kovács, a representative of Hungary's strongest opposition party one and half years ago, and so far has been unable to produce any evidence to support the allegations. We hope that the earliest possible disclosure of the report will reveal the truth and unveil Fidesz' vicious political game solely designed to divert public attention from the rampant corruption of the government party.


Jobbik MP Márton Gyöngyösi, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly