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    EU’s Juncker Slams Hungary’s Orban for Spreading ‘Fake News’

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    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday hit back at Viktor Orban for spreading "fake news" after the Hungarian prime minister blamed him for Brexit.

    "I made it clear to the European Council that some of the prime ministers sitting there are the origin of fake news," he told reporters after the EU summit in Brussels.

    He pointed to the Hungarian prime minister who "says that I am responsible for Brexit, it is fake news. When he says that migrants are responsible for Brexit, it is fake news."

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    Orban, a staunch opponent of the Commission’s plans to share out refugees arriving in southern Europe among all EU members, said he would not permit Hungary to be blackmailed.

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