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Europe to change position on Ukraine if Trump wins election — top Hungarian diplomat

According to Peter Szijjarto, "there’s no battlefield solution" to the conflict in Ukraine, because Ukraine will not be able to defeat Russia and Russia "cannot win against the entire West" either

NEW YORK, March 11. /TASS/. Some European countries, which are currently supporting the idea of continuing combat operations in Ukraine, may change their position if Donald Trump is back as US president, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in an interview with Breitbart News.

The top Hungarian diplomat spoke to the US conservative media outlet late last week when he was accompanying his country’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, during his meeting with Trump in Mar-a-Lago, Florida. Touching on the situation in Ukraine, Szijjarto noted that "the majority of countries in Europe are pro-war, and just a tiny minority are pro-peace." However, if Trump wins the presidential election in November and his pro-peace policy takes effect, "then some of those European countries might change their positions as well."

"So we need President Trump to win," he said. "And then we trust that his planned course of action will be the ideal way to achieve peace in Ukraine."

According to the Hungarian foreign minister, "there’s no battlefield solution" to this conflict because Ukraine will not be able to defeat Russia, but Russia cannot win against the entire West" either. "So if none of them can win against the other, then there will unquestionably be negotiations to end the war, anyhow," he said. "The sooner these negotiations begin, the less people will die."

In an interview with the M1 television channel on March 10, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that Trump has a detailed plan of how to end the Ukraine conflict "coincides with Hungary’s plans in many ways. Hungary has repeatedly said that talks on this topic would be impossible without the United States as Kiev’s largest donator in terms of financial and military assistance.