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Image caption Hungary's population is falling and the prime minister hopes these measures will reverse the trend. Hungarian women with four children or more will be exempted for life from paying income tax, the prime minister has said, unveiling plans designed to boost the number of babies being born. It was a way of defending Hungary's future without depending on immigration, Viktor Orban said. The right-wing nationalist particularly opposes immigration by Muslims. Hungary's population is falling by 32,000 a year, and women there have fewer children than the EU average. As part of the measures, young couples will be offered interest-free loans of 10 million forint ($36,000), to be cancelled once they have three children. Vollständiger Text

11 Februar