The issue of the state of the rule of law is not a legal one in Hungary, but rather one of honour, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after talks with his Finnish counterpart in Budapest on Monday. Continue reading “Orban: Rule of law in Hungary ‘matter of honour’”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday that he would nominate ambassador Oliver Varhelyi, the head of Hungary’s permanent representative office in Brussels, as Hungary’s candidate for European commissioner. Continue reading “Orban proposes Oliver Varhelyi for commissioner designate”
Hungary’s prime minister stressed the need of compromise between two parts of Europe but added that Hungarians’ “right to live according to the laws of Christian freedom” should be respected. Continue reading “Orban: Hungarians have right to live under laws of Christian freedom”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said the reason behind the European Parliament’s legal committee finding a conflict of interest related to Hungarian MEP Laszlo Trocsanyi’s candidacy for EU commissioner was that the former justice minister had helped protect Hungary from migration. Continue reading “Orban: Trocsanyi’s crime was helping protect Hungary from migration”
The legal committee of the European Parliament (JURI) has established that there is a conflict of interest between Hungarian MEP Laszlo Trocsanyi’s candidacy for EU commissioner and law firm Nagy and Trocsanyi’s receiving orders from the Hungarian state, JURI vice-chairman Sergey Lagodinsky told reporters in Brussels on Thursday.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Wednesday said the United Nations is “trying to create non-existing rights instead of enforcing basic human rights”, thereby “generating migration waves that pose serious security threats and risks to everyone”.
Addressing the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday, Hungarian President Janos Ader outlined Hungary’s achievements and future goals concerning climate policy and briefed world leaders on the country’s Virtual Power Plant scheme. Continue reading “Ader: Cheapest energy that which we don’t use”