The European Union will not be successful on the global stage unless it makes a U-turn on its migration policy, Hungary’s foreign minister said in Luxembourg on Monday, arguing that stopping the inflow of migrants was crucial to ensuring Europe’s security and competitiveness.
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz will initiate scrapping the scheme of anonymous debit cards issued to migrants, in the new European Parliament, the party’s communications chief said on Monday.
The prime ministers of the Visegrad Group agreed at an informal meeting in Budapest to present a united front on matters of European Union leadership positions and policy at next week’s EU summit, the Hungarian PM’s press chief said on Thursday. Continue reading “V4 premiers agree to present united front at EU summit”
The prime ministers of the Visegrad Four countries – Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic – will hold an extraordinary, informal meetin in Budapest on Thursday, Czech daily Lidove Noviny writes. Continue reading “Extraordinary V4 summit in Budapest”
MEPs of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party have also reelected Manfred Weber as the leader of the European People’s Party group in the European Parliament. Continue reading “Fidesz backs Weber, but not for EC president”
Prime Minister’s Office chief Gergely Gulyas, in an interview to German conservative daily Die Welt published on Tuesday, said he believed Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party was better off remaining a member of the European People’s Party. “The EPP, too, would be better off keeping us,” he told the paper. Continue reading “Gulyas: Fidesz better off in EPP”
The traditional centrist parties have been disappointing the people for too long, and Emmanuel Macron’s policies have shown the real division in France: globalists, federalists vs. sovereignists who support nation states and democracy, Nicolas Bay the secretary general of National Rally told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap.
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), which has recently won four seats in the European Parliament, will again join the Socialists and Democrats group, executive vice president of the party Csaba Molnar told a press conference on Friday.
The result of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance at the recent European parliamentary election has been “a victory commanding respect”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public Kossuth Radio on Friday morning. Continue reading “Orban: Fidesz victory commands respect”
The strong mandate that the allied ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat (KDNP) parties received from the voters at last Sunday’s European parliamentary election will be of great help in policy debates in the European Union, the Prime Minister’s Office chief said on Thursday. Continue reading “Gulyas: Strong mandate great help in EU policy debates”