Yet it was quite shocking in retrospect how little he spoke about Donald Trump, perhaps thinking that they were equals. The former president cannot have been amused; no one is meant to upstage him. Orban was his warm-up act, the one that few are supposed to even remember after the main act has carried off his two-hour show.
Tehran on Sunday accused Washington of provoking tensions in the Middle East, a day after US President Joe Biden ended a tour to Iran's rival Saudi Arabia and arch-foe Israel.
Washington "has once again resorted to the failed policy of Iran-phobia, trying to create tensions and crises in the region," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a statement.
When President Joe Biden heads to the occupied West Bank on Friday for talks with Palestinian leaders, he will have little to offer beyond U.S. money aimed at buying calm.
U.S. President Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks on July 14 with Israeli officials in Jerusalem, where the two allies are expected to declare a "united stand" on common foe Iran.
Biden touched down in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for the first Middle East tour of his presidency, which will see him meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders before flying onwards to Saudi Arabia.
“He’ll easily beat Biden, doesn’t even need to campaign”
The Biden administration and its allies are struggling to balance their priorities against Kyiv’s demands