11 Feb 2024, 09:50

Hungarian president resigns after child abuser pardon controversy

BUDAPEST, Feb 11, 2024 (BSS/AFP) - Hungarian President Katalin Novak announced her resignation Saturday following outrage sparked in the central European country by a decision to pardon a man implicated in child sexual abuse case.
   "I am resigning my post," said the close ally of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and first woman to hold the essentially ceremonial role since March 2022, acknowledging that she had made "a mistake".

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