With populism on the rise in Central Europe, Hungary and Poland are likely to have found a new ally in Austria's new Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, though he and Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban sought to quash speculation that Vienna might join the Visegrad Group.

Populism is on the rise in the four Visegrad countries of Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland, as well in Austria, which is due to take over the rotating EU presidency in the second half of 2018.

Kurz led his conserva...

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