Speaking in parliament to open the autumn session, the Hungarian leader said: "There is no urgency from the government to push for support regarding Sweden's NATO accession, and Sweden's security is not under threat."
The issue of Swedish NATO accession has been under discussion for over a year. Within the military alliance, only the Turkish and Hungarian parliaments are yet to approve Sweden's membership.
Divergences between Hungary and Sweden have escalated in recent weeks as a past film resurfaced, shown in Swedish schools, presenting Hungary as a bad example of democracy.
The strained relations between Sweden and Hungary have escalated due to Budapest's allegations of Stockholm's "open hostile attitude."https://t.co/1SBASrFoyE