Orban to Lauder: ‘You’re asking me to limit press freedom’

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 is increasing its involvement in Afghanistan and Kosovo

“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”