Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

For the time being, no easing of any kind can be allowed, but there is a good chance that in Hungary life will become free again before most – or even all – EU countries, and we will have a free summer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Orban also said there is a realistic chance that … Continue reading Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

Momentum chairman threatens journalists

The head of Fidesz’s EP delegation, Tamas Deutsch urged Dacian Ciolos, president of the Renew group to react to statements by the chairman of their Hungarian member party, Momentum. Deutsch reminded that Andras Fekete-Gyor made the following remarks in a video: „I believe, and in this respect I am more radical than the majority, that those propagandists, and I mean propagandists that work for TV2 … Continue reading Momentum chairman threatens journalists

Orban: We must build a European democratic right

One day after the twelve MEPs of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party left the European People’s Party’s group in the European Parlament, Prime Minister Viktor Orban hints that he wants to bring together a new conservative political alliance in Europe. Here’s the full text of his article: Samizdat No. 6 Fidesz has left the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament. It has refused to … Continue reading Orban: We must build a European democratic right

Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

The third wave of the coronavirus epidemic is on the rise, and therefore people should decide about vaccination in a carefully considered manner, setting emotions to one side, as their lives could be at risk, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. “I’m asking everyone to register, to enrol, to go and have themselves vaccinated, and if possible, … Continue reading Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

Orban: The V4 fulfil their mission

It is the responsibility of the Visegrad countries (V4) to defend the continent, in the interest of Europe’s future, against external attacks and internal imperial designs, and to maintain “the sovereignty of our countries and nations,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban stressed in a writing published in the Wednesday edition of the daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet. In the article published under the title ‘The V4 fulfil … Continue reading Orban: The V4 fulfil their mission

Left-wing mayor kicks out Europe’s only Jewish TV

The opposition mayor of Budapest’s 7th district, Peter Niedermuller has terminated the local council’s contract with Heti TV, which means that Europe’s only Jewish television has to leave the building it resides in, according to Hungarian press reports. Peter Breuer, the owner of Heti TV told Neokohn.hu that the previous council was much more co-operative (before 2019 the 7th district was ruled by Fidesz, the … Continue reading Left-wing mayor kicks out Europe’s only Jewish TV

Orban: Coronavirus pandemic has launched a new era in world economy and global politics

At the ninth China-Eastern-Central Europe summit, which was held on this occasion as part of an online video conference, Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke about the global race for the vaccine against the coronavirus, constructive cooperation between East and West, free world trade, Chinese-Hungarian economic relations and the use of the Chinese vaccine in Hungary, among others, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed … Continue reading Orban: Coronavirus pandemic has launched a new era in world economy and global politics

Unprecedented threats against Hungarians in Ukraine

Fidesz-KDNP MEPs Kinga Gal and Tamas Deutsch sent a letter to David Sassoli, the President of the European Parliament about the continuous intimidation of the Hungarian national community in Ukraine. Gal and Deutsch reminded that in their first letter they “offered a detailed description of an unjustified and violent action delivered by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on 30.11.2020 against several institutions of the … Continue reading Unprecedented threats against Hungarians in Ukraine

Orban congratulates Biden

Prime Minister Viktor Orban congratulated the new president of the USA, Joe Biden on Wednesday. In his congratulatory letter, Orban wrote that the last four years had had demonstrated the potential of the friendly and mutually beneficial cooperation between Hungary and the United States. This period had opened new perspectives in bilateral relations in the areas of security, energy policy and the economy as well. … Continue reading Orban congratulates Biden

Minority SafePack: Commission proposes no legislation

The European Commission responded to the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Minority Safepack – one million signatures for diversity in Europe’, the fifth successful Initiative supported by over 1 million citizens across the EU, according to its statement on Friday. “Inclusion and respect for the rich cultural diversity of Europe is one of the priorities and objectives of the European Commission. A wide range of measures addressing … Continue reading Minority SafePack: Commission proposes no legislation