Before visiting Slovakia and the Czech Republic this weekend, French President Emmanuel Macron provided written answers to the questions of selected outlets of the Visegrad countries. Hungarian HVG.hu, Czech Hospodárske Noviny, Polish Rzeczpospolita and Slovakian SME got the opportunity for a joint interview. He spoke to HVG.hu about Viktor Orban and the rule of law in Hungary too. Continue reading “Macron: I’m leading no personal campaign against Orban”
French President Emmanuel Macron and EP President Jean-Claude Juncker are pro-migration politicians who criticise and “attack” Hungary because it rejected to accept migrants and defended its borders, the Hungarian foreign minister told public media on Friday. Continue reading “Szijjarto slams “pro-migration forces””
Hungary rejects the French “threats” that European Union resources should be withdrawn from members that fail to demonstrate solidarity, and with such proposals France endangers the unity of the European Union, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told Austrian daily Die Presse in an interview published on Saturday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: France endangers the EU’s unity”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has voiced support for a proposal concerning migration presented by Andrej Babis, his Czech counterpart, during talks in Budapest late on Friday. Continue reading “Orban supports Babis’s migration plans”
The replacement of French Ambassador to Hungary Éric Fournier is not related to the leaked memo in which he praised Viktor Orban’s policies, France expert Eszter Petronella Soos pointed out on her website, Franciapolitika.com.
French President Emmanuel Macron replaced his ambassador to Hungary, who – only days before the official announcement – supported Viktor Orban. Continue reading “Macron replaces ambassador after he stood up for Orban”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban will represent Hungary at a Visegrad Group-France summit to be held in Brussels on Thursday, and the prime ministers of the V4 are scheduled to hold separate meetings with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ahead the European Council meeting, the deputy state secretary heading the prime minister’s press office said. Continue reading “V4-France summit in Brussels”