Ruling Fidesz’s MEP Livia Jaroka and the opposition Democratic Coalition’s Klara Dobrev were both elected vice-presidents of the European Parliament on Wednesday. Continue reading “Two Hungarian MEPs elected vice-president”
Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to relocate research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) to the Eotvos Lorand Research Network, a new body with its own, independent budget chapter. Continue reading “Parlt votes to separate research institutions, Academy”
Serious mistakes were made in the European Union in the past few year which will have to be set right, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public news channel m1 after the extraordinary meeting of the heads of state and government of the European Union to nominate the new heads of EU bodies after the May elections. Continue reading “Orban: Future ‘still holds battles’ after EU leadership nominations”
The possible nomination of Frans Timmermans for European Commission president could be rejected solely because he is “George Soros’s man”, but the main reason for the Visegrad countries not to support him is because “he is a fighter of ideologies and he is against anyone who has a different view of the world”, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told the V4NA news agency on Monday.
Increasing anti-Hungarian sentiments in Romania could also affect Hungary’s position and decisions affecting Romania, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday.
The Hungarian prime minister has left for Prague to meet his Visegrad group counterparts on Friday evening, Orban’s press chief said. Continue reading “Orban meets V4 counterparts”
Prime Minister’s Office chief Gergely Gulyas, at a regular press briefing on Thursday, underlined the importance of electing new European Union leaders as quickly as possible, adding that getting the right people into the top jobs was more important than rushing appointments.