Orban: The V4 fulfil their mission

It is the responsibility of the Visegrad countries (V4) to defend the continent, in the interest of Europe’s future, against external attacks and internal imperial designs, and to maintain “the sovereignty of our countries and nations,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban stressed in a writing published in the Wednesday edition of the daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet. In the article published under the title ‘The V4 fulfil … Continue reading Orban: The V4 fulfil their mission

Left-wing mayor kicks out Europe’s only Jewish TV

The opposition mayor of Budapest’s 7th district, Peter Niedermuller has terminated the local council’s contract with Heti TV, which means that Europe’s only Jewish television has to leave the building it resides in, according to Hungarian press reports. Peter Breuer, the owner of Heti TV told Neokohn.hu that the previous council was much more co-operative (before 2019 the 7th district was ruled by Fidesz, the … Continue reading Left-wing mayor kicks out Europe’s only Jewish TV

Orban: Coronavirus pandemic has launched a new era in world economy and global politics

At the ninth China-Eastern-Central Europe summit, which was held on this occasion as part of an online video conference, Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke about the global race for the vaccine against the coronavirus, constructive cooperation between East and West, free world trade, Chinese-Hungarian economic relations and the use of the Chinese vaccine in Hungary, among others, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed … Continue reading Orban: Coronavirus pandemic has launched a new era in world economy and global politics

Unprecedented threats against Hungarians in Ukraine

Fidesz-KDNP MEPs Kinga Gal and Tamas Deutsch sent a letter to David Sassoli, the President of the European Parliament about the continuous intimidation of the Hungarian national community in Ukraine. Gal and Deutsch reminded that in their first letter they “offered a detailed description of an unjustified and violent action delivered by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on 30.11.2020 against several institutions of the … Continue reading Unprecedented threats against Hungarians in Ukraine

Orban congratulates Biden

Prime Minister Viktor Orban congratulated the new president of the USA, Joe Biden on Wednesday. In his congratulatory letter, Orban wrote that the last four years had had demonstrated the potential of the friendly and mutually beneficial cooperation between Hungary and the United States. This period had opened new perspectives in bilateral relations in the areas of security, energy policy and the economy as well. … Continue reading Orban congratulates Biden

Minority SafePack: Commission proposes no legislation

The European Commission responded to the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Minority Safepack – one million signatures for diversity in Europe’, the fifth successful Initiative supported by over 1 million citizens across the EU, according to its statement on Friday. “Inclusion and respect for the rich cultural diversity of Europe is one of the priorities and objectives of the European Commission. A wide range of measures addressing … Continue reading Minority SafePack: Commission proposes no legislation

Orban to Weber: EPP opening to the Left is a slippery slope

In an op-ed for German daily Die Welt, EPP Group Leader Manfred Weber accused Hungarian Prime Minister of dismantling the vision of the late German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl. “Immense economic, social, and societal upheavals cannot be mastered with a national-populist political approach or a cultural war,” he wrote, reacting to an interview Orban gave to the same newspaper the week before. Hungary’s Prime Minister reacted … Continue reading Orban to Weber: EPP opening to the Left is a slippery slope

Main opposition parties unite forces for 2022

Hungary’s main opposition parties announced on Sunday that they agreed to run on a joint list in the 2022 general elections. The joint statement was signed by the Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP), Democratic Coalition (DK), Jobbik, Politics Can Be Different (LMP), Momentum and Dialogue (Parbeszed). According to the agreement, the cooperation of the opposition parties will be complete. They will run with joint candidates in … Continue reading Main opposition parties unite forces for 2022

Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news

The administration of the vaccine against the coronavirus could start on 27-28 December. In the first round, vaccines enough for around 35,000 people will arrive in Hungary, and health care workers will be the first to be vaccinated, prime minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. Health care workers will be vaccinated in the South Pest Central Hospital and … Continue reading Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news

Orban: We fought for our rights, and said no to everything that is not acceptable for our nations

We fought for our rights, and said no to blackmail and everything else that is not acceptable for our nations as the dispute revolved not only around the rule of law mechanism; the future of the European Union was at stake, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated in Brussels on Thursday. At a press conference held at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to … Continue reading Orban: We fought for our rights, and said no to everything that is not acceptable for our nations