Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in a letter to Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, expressed his “surprise” that the WJC leader had asked him “to limit freedom of speech and the freedom of the press” by calling on him to condemn an image that recently appeared on the cover of business weekly Figyelo, which Lauder had called anti-Semitic. Continue reading “Orban to Lauder: ‘You’re asking me to limit press freedom’”
“Hungary has confirmed its previous promise to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, according to which it will be offering the majority of the capacity that will soon become available when the UN mission to Cyprus expires to NATO towards its involvement in Afghanistan and Kosovo”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto announced in Brussels on Wednesday in a statement to reporters. Continue reading “Hungary is increasing its involvement in Afghanistan and Kosovo”
Finding the right balance between European Union and national competencies will be the number one goal for conservative opposition Jobbik after next May’s European parliamentary elections, according to the party’s election manifesto published on Tuesday.
Budapest’s Central European University (CEU) will launch all US-accredited degree programs in Vienna in September 2019, the university said on Monday.
Due to a joint action by the Visegrad Four member states, the European Union will launch a probe into rules adopted by Austria reducing family allowances to children of non-Austrian EU workers, the state secretary for family and youth affairs at the ministry of human resources told MTI on Sunday. Continue reading “Novak: EU to launch probe into Austrian family benefits”
President Janos Ader has sent condolences over the death of former US President George H.W. Bush to his US counterpart Donald Trump, Ader’s office said on Saturday. Continue reading “Ader sends condolences over Bush’s death”
The United Nations Global Migration Compact is a flawed document, and whoever signs it presents a serious risk to their own citizens, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in Prague on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Migration compact a flawed document”