Nazi Comparison Berlin Calls Orbán Comment a 'Derailment'

Hungary's controversial prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has angered Berlin by comparing its policies to those of the Nazis. On Monday, Foreign Minister Westerwelle rejected the comparison, saying it was "regrettable."
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in April. The controversial leader has irked Berlin by indirectly comparing Chancellor Merkel's policies to those of Hitler.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in April. The controversial leader has irked Berlin by indirectly comparing Chancellor Merkel's policies to those of Hitler.

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-- kla, with wire reports