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Zoltan Kovacs: 'a lot to do' to improve Hungary's image


Hungary's centre-right government has galvanized critics at home and abroad with its new controversial constitution. There have been mass protests across the country.

The EU, IMF and the US have rebuked the Hungarian government over its changes to election rules, the central bank and the judiciary. They warn it will erode democracy and entrench one-party rule.

Zeinab Badawi speaks to Hungary's Government Communication Minister, Zoltan Kovacs about his party's plummeting popularity.

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 16 January at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30 and 21:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 04:30 on Monday 16 January and at 00:30 on Tuesday 17 January.

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