Catherine Ashton will not celebrate with the Hungarians.

On Tuesday morning it was still the plan that Catherine Ashton, who is the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, would attend the Hungarian EU Presidency inagurational celebration in the Hungarian Parliament.

On Thursday afternoon musical and cultural festivities will take place in the Hungarian parliament’s domehall. That is also the time for when Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime minister, will take over the EU flag, symolizing the EU Presidency, from the Belgian Prime minister.

Accoring to the original progam, the EU would be represented by Catherine Ashton, who is the unions’ High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.