Hungary’s Minister of Justice Judit Varga wrote an op-ed for Euronews. Here’s the full text:
The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee has approved Hungary’s candidate for European commissioner after coordinators of the legislative body’s political groups accepted Oliver Varhelyi’s answers to the additional written questions he was given following his hearing last week. Continue reading “Green light for Varhelyi”
Addressing a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Prague on Sunday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that thirty years ago central Europeans had been self-confident enough to declare their region Europe’s future. “And knowing our achievements in light of Europe’s situation we can say with all due modesty that, today, we are indeed the future of Europe”. Continue reading “Orban: We are the future of Europe”
Oliver Varhelyi, Hungary’s nominee for European commissioner, told a hearing in the European Parliament on Thursday that he will carry out his duties as commissioner independently of any government, emphasising his intention to follow the EU’s policy objectives. He failed to convince the coordinators.
Hungary’s commissioner-designate for enlargement and neighbourhood policy, Oliver Varhelyi has answered the written questions of the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee, ahead of his hearing which will take place tomorrow morning. Continue reading “Commissioner-designate stresses his independence”
The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee “has established no conflict of interest” in connection with the European commissioner nominees of France, Hungary, and Romania, MEP Jozsef Szajer (ruling Fidesz) said on Tuesday. Continue reading “EP committee okays Hungary commissioner candidate Varhelyi”
Ruling Fidesz said on Monday that German MPs believe Fidesz’s place is in the European People’s Party (EPP). Continue reading “Stoiber and CDU members express support”