- China's foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin accused Hungarian politicians of "hyping up China-related issues and hindering China-Hungary cooperation."
- According to a deal signed between Hungary and the Shanghai-based university, a currently derelict plot in Budapest is set to house the Fudan campus in a half-million-square-meter (five-million-square-foot) complex by the 2024 president.
- The liberal mayor has previously blasted "Chinese influence-buying" in Hungary and urged Prime Minister Viktor Orban to honor a previous pledge not to force projects on the capital against its will.
- Opinion polls show a majority of Budapest residents oppose the university plan.
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