Right wingers in the European Parliament supported Ursula von der Leyen’s winning the post of European Commission president, while the majority of the Left voted against her, Hungary’s MEP Balazs Hidveghi told Hungarian reporters after the vote on Tuesday night. Continue reading “Fidesz “advanced its confidence” to Von der Leyen”
Instead of bringing problems to Europe, the Hungarian government wants to take help to where it is needed, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in an interview with Munich-based daily Suddeutsche Zeitung.
The government has managed to enforce the declared will of Hungarians who voted in the European Parliament elections by getting people into top European Union posts who respect nations and oppose migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a public radio interview on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Govt ‘has enforced the will of Hungarian people’ in Europe”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Slovak President Zuzana Caputova for talks on bilateral ties, cooperation in the Visegrad Group as well as European Union issues in Budapest on Thursday, Orban’s press chief told MTI.
Hungarian MEPs Tamas Deutsch and Kinga Gal (ruling Fidesz) as well as Istvan Ujhelyi (Socialist) have been elected vice chairpersons of committees of the European Parliament. Continue reading “Scandal over Fidesz’s committee nominations”
It’s still unclear whether Hungarian MEPs will vote for Ursula von der Leyen’s candidacy for the European Commission’s presidency or not, because even if most of them accept her as a candidate, they’re not satisfied with the process of the nomination. Continue reading “Will Hungarian MEPs support Von der Leyen?”
Hungary and the United States today support and protect the same values, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a reception hosted by the US Embassy to mark Independence Day in Budapest on Tuesday.