April 9, 2018 / 7:18 AM / in 6 months

Czech PM congratulates Hungary's Orban on 'convincing' election win

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Monday congratulated Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on a “convincing” election victory, saying on Twitter he was looking forward to further cooperation.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis arrives at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Orban won a third straight term in power in Sunday elections after his anti-immigration campaign message secured a strong majority for his party in parliament, granting him two-thirds of seats based on preliminary results.

Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Mark Potter

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