Orban: Future ‘still holds battles’ after EU leadership nominations

Serious mistakes were made in the European Union in the past few year which will have to be set right, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public news channel m1 after the extraordinary meeting of the heads of state and government of the European Union to nominate the new heads of EU bodies after the May elections. Continue reading “Orban: Future ‘still holds battles’ after EU leadership nominations”

Szijjarto: Weber, Timmermans not up to Hungarians’ expectations

The government does not support either Manfred Weber or Frans Timmermans, the lead candidates of the European People’s Party (EPP) and the European Socialists, to fill top EU positions because these two politicians do not meet the expectations of the Hungarian people, the foreign minister told public Kossuth radio on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Weber, Timmermans not up to Hungarians’ expectations”

Orban: Weber, Timmermans have failed

Manfred Weber and Frans Timmermans, the lead candidates of the European People’s Party and the European Socialists, “have failed” in their bids to become the next European Commission president, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, adding that this was “good news” for Hungary because the Hungarian people did not want to see either of them in charge. Continue reading “Orban: Weber, Timmermans have failed”