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John McCain: Soap producer 'unqualified' for US ambassador post

US Senator John McCain has criticised the appointment of soap opera producer Colleen Bell to the post of US ambassador to Hungary.

Mr McCain was speaking in the US Senate on Tuesday before a vote on whether she should take up the position.

Colleen Bell was "totally unqualified" for such a role, he said.

Senator McCain went on to describe the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, as a "neo-fascist dictator''.

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