Hungary rejects the French “threats” that European Union resources should be withdrawn from members that fail to demonstrate solidarity, and with such proposals France endangers the unity of the European Union, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto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”
French President Emmanuel Macron, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and Bechara Boutros Rai, the Patriarch of the Syriac Meronite Church of Antioch congratulated Viktor Orban on his victory in Hungary’s April 8 parliamentary election. Continue reading “World leaders congratulate and criticise Orban”
Jobbik’s chairman and prime ministerial candidat welcomed Emmanuel Macron’s European consultation in an open letter. Despite their political differences, Gabor Vona thinks that the French president is a 21st century politician who was able to overcome the debates of those parties who represent the 20th century, aandthat the European consultation is the real essence of democracy. In his open letter Jobbik’s prime ministerial candidate promised that after the parliamentary elections in April, with a Jobbik-government Hungary will join the European consultation. Continue reading “Jobbik’s PM candidate wrote an open letter to Emmanuel Macron”