Fidesz has accused Guy Verhofstadt, the group leader of the Liberals in the European Parliament, of mounting “a vicious attack on Hungary due to its refusal to turn the country into a land of immigration”. Continue reading “Fidesz accuses Verhofstadt of vicious attack”
The mechanism proposed by the liberal ALDR group would ensure that democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights are equally monitored in all member states, so no government can say that the EU is picking on them, Dutch MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap.
Hungarian news site Pesti Sracok interviewed several left-wing and liberal MEPs at the European Parliament’s last plenary session in Strasbourg this week, asking them mainly about migration. Continue reading “MEPs blast the Orban government”
In an interview to Hungarian public television, a senior liberal MEP has said the people of Hungary should be proud that their country is capable of contributing to efforts in Europe to host migrants. Continue reading “Liberal MEP wants mandatory quota”
In an open letter to head Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the ALDE group, the government spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, wrote that Verhofstadt’s name “appears prominently on the leaked internal list of the Soros network, a list that names reliable allies in the European Parliament as supporters of Soros-backed causes.” Continue reading “Govt spokesman hits back at Verhofstadt”