Sunday’s mayoral election in Budapest will decide “whether the city stays in firm hands or falls into chaos”, incumbent mayor Istvan Tarlos told his campaign-closing press conference on Saturday. Continue reading “Budapest mayor: Voters to choose between firm lead or chaos”
Gergely Karacsony, the opposition’s joint candidate for Budapest mayor, has promised to “turn Budapest into a common home of all of us”, once he wins the local elections scheduled for Sunday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called for unity and cooperation between the eastern and western member states of the European Union ahead of a working lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Eric Stewart, the head of the US-Hungarian Business Council, and the members of a US business delegation in Budapest on Thursday, the prime minister’s press chief told MTI. Continue reading “US-Hungarian business cooperation a success story”
Hungary wants to develop “the closest ever” ties with Brazil, since the two countries’ leaders share very similar approaches to global politics, and “this exceptional political understanding” should be used to achieve mutual economic benefits, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a joint press conference with counterpart Ernesto Araujo. Continue reading “Szijjarto meets Bolsonaro”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban is scheduled to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday, according to Magyar Hirlap online.
Incumbent Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos maintains his lead days ahead of Sunday’s local elections, holding 53 percent of the vote among decided voters, while joint opposition candidate Gergely Karacsony stands at 40 percent and independent Robert Puzser at 7 percent, the government-near Nezopont Institute said on Monday. Continue reading “Pollsters: Tarlos maintains lead”