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HUNGARY/ROMANIA: A Possible Light at the End of the Tunnel

The unexpected breakthrough in the parleys on the Hungarian-Romanian treaty is largely due to Romania’s adroit exploitation of Washington’s pressure on Budapest. The draft treaty, however, has been criticized in both Romania, where elections are approaching, and Hungary, where it is feared that the government has abandoned the cause of Magyars beyond the country’s borders