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”
The Hungarian government has released this English-language internet video “in response to the affronts to our country,” Government Spokesman Zoltan Kovacs announced on his blog, About Hungary, referring to – among other things – the European Parliament’s report about Hungary. Continue reading “Hungary’s govt to “shake up Brussels””
Brussels is “going full steam ahead” with its migration schemes, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in his regular Friday interview to public radio. Continue reading “Orban: Brussels ‘going full steam ahead’ with migration schemes”