Prime Minister’s Office chief Gergely Gulyas, at a regular press briefing on Wednesday, said the reason behind the European Commission’s recent decision to sue Hungary over the “Stop Soros” package of laws was that the outgoing body was “aiming to cement its policies in its remaining months”. Continue reading “Gulyas: Outgoing EC aiming to cement policies”
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto spoke to Euractiv‘s Croation edition mainly about migration and EU affairs. Continue reading “Szijjarto: The EU should focus on border protection”
The Hungarian nation today has the political and economic calibre to protect itself and preserve its independence, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday in his annual address at the “Tusvanyos” summer university. Continue reading “Orban at Tusvanyos: Yes to democracy, no to liberalism”
Parties with a strong, right wing, Christian Democratic conservative agenda that had been most sharply “attacked” had cleared the ballot with the best results, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office said at the summer university in Baile Tusnad (Tusnadfurdo), central Romania, on Friday.
Continue reading ““Fidesz has the strongest support possible in a democracy””
Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet Ursula von der Leyen, incoming president of the European Commission, for talks on August 1, his press chief said on Friday. Continue reading “Orban meets Von der Leyen next week”
We still have many battles to fight, Hungary’s new minister of justice, Judit Varga told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap in a recent interview. Continue reading “Justice minister: Central Europe must be respected”
Instead of bringing problems to Europe, the Hungarian government wants to take help to where it is needed, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in an interview with Munich-based daily Suddeutsche Zeitung.
The government has managed to enforce the declared will of Hungarians who voted in the European Parliament elections by getting people into top European Union posts who respect nations and oppose migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a public radio interview on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Govt ‘has enforced the will of Hungarian people’ in Europe”
Hungarian MEPs Tamas Deutsch and Kinga Gal (ruling Fidesz) as well as Istvan Ujhelyi (Socialist) have been elected vice chairpersons of committees of the European Parliament. Continue reading “Scandal over Fidesz’s committee nominations”
It’s still unclear whether Hungarian MEPs will vote for Ursula von der Leyen’s candidacy for the European Commission’s presidency or not, because even if most of them accept her as a candidate, they’re not satisfied with the process of the nomination. Continue reading “Will Hungarian MEPs support Von der Leyen?”