Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in a video posted on his Facebook page on Thursday, said Hungary had “successfully defended” its right to protect its borders at this week’s European Union summit in Brussels. Continue reading “Orban: The debate continues”
According to the Prime Minister, in contrast to the European Commission’s proposal, the borders of Hungary will be protected by Hungarian soldiers and police officers, and the country will not accept any kind of resettlement programmes. Continue reading “Orban: Our borders will be protected by our soldier”
Hungarian lawmakers passed a resolution which urges the government “not to give in to blackmail” regarding the European Parliament’s report – written by Judith Sargentini – according to which the country is breaching European values. Continue reading “Parliament condemns the Sargentini Report”
“There are no human rights linked to the illegal crossing of borders or the arbitrary choosing of target countries, and accordingly whenever the European Union takes action with relation to migration, it must always set out from the foundations of international law, which makes it clear that migration is not a human right”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto declared at his press conference in Luxembourg.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz spoke about the Article 7 procedure against Hungary and Fidesz’s place in the European People’s Party (EPP) to Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Continue reading “Kurz would keep Orban in the family”
Central European countries expect the European Commission and other relevant EU institutions to make every effort to reach an agreement on the terms of Brexit, Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s foreign minister, said on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Central Europe expects Commission to conclude Brexit deal”
Lawmakers will hold a five-day session in the next two-week period of parliament’s autumn session with a resolution on the Sargentini report and last year’s central budget report included on the agenda. Continue reading “Parlt to vote on Sargentini report resolution this week”