Ruling Fidesz said on Monday that German MPs believe Fidesz’s place is in the European People’s Party (EPP). Continue reading “Stoiber and CDU members express support”
There is a need for a conservative turnaround in the European People’s Party (EPP) as its further shift towards the Left would cost much in a European parliamentary election, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office told a conference in Munich organised by Bavaria’s Christian Social Union’s (CSU) parliamentary group on Friday. Continue reading “Gulyas urges conservative turnaround in EPP”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has congratulated Markus Soeder on his election as chairman of the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU), in a letter, Orban’s press chief said. Continue reading “Orban congratulates Soeder”
Hungary and Bavaria are connected not only by the Danube and the common history, but also by the determination to protect our common culture in Europe, the Bundestag’s vice-president, Hans-Peter Friedrich says. Continue reading “The Bundestag’s vice president supports Orban”
„Viktor Orban is a strong prime minister of Hungary, who vivifies European political debates”, Manfred Weber, the EP group leader of the European People’s Party – of which Hungary’s ruling Fidesz is a member – told Hungarian weekly Figyelo. Continue reading “Weber wants Orban re-elected”
Hungarians and Bavarians are linked by traditional ties “starting with in-laws of the first Christian king of Hungary to the Audi plant in Gyor (W Hungary),” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, on the sidelines of a meeting of deputies of Germany’s CSU party now under way in Seeon Abbey. Continue reading “Orban meets Seehofer in Seeon”
As Hungary Journal recently reported, the Hungarian V4 presidency is organising an international, English-language conference entitled “The Future of Europe” in the Castle Garden Bazaar, Budapest between 23-25 January. One of the invited speakers is well-known alt-right political commentator, publisher, blogger and journalist Milo Yiannopoulos. The conference’s German speaker is Götz Kubitschek, a publisher and pundit on the right side of Germany’s conservative right, with contacts to the far right. Continue reading “Orban’s message to Merkel?”
Angela Merkel’s Bavarian ally, the CSU invited Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, and the Merkel’s “most visible opponent on the European stage”, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to a summit they’re holding in January, Politico Europe’s Brussels Playbook reported.