The European home of conservatives

“The house of European conservatives has lately lost many of its inhabitants,” Katalin Novak, Hungary’s Minister for Families and the Vice-President of the ruling Fidesz party writes in an op-ed for Welt am Sonntag. The English version of the article was published on Fidesz’s website. Here’s the full text: „With spoken words what often matter are not the facts, but what people with bad intentions … Continue reading The European home of conservatives

Salvini & Morawiecki in Budapest

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Matteo Salvini, the president of the Italian Lega party in Budapest on Thursday. According to Orban’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi the main topic is going to be the EU level political cooperation between Fidesz, Lega and Law and Justice (PiS). This month, Fidesz left the European People’s Party and Viktor Orban indicated that … Continue reading Salvini & Morawiecki in Budapest

Orban: We must build a European democratic right

One day after the twelve MEPs of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party left the European People’s Party’s group in the European Parlament, Prime Minister Viktor Orban hints that he wants to bring together a new conservative political alliance in Europe. Here’s the full text of his article: Samizdat No. 6 Fidesz has left the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament. It has refused to … Continue reading Orban: We must build a European democratic right

Orban proposes looser form of cooperation to Weber

In a letter to EPP group leader Manfred Weber, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban proposed „a looser form of cooperation” between the MEPs of the Fidesz delegation and the EPP Group in the European Parliament. „Our membership in the EPP has been consensually suspended and this defines the actual relationship between our parties. However, the ways this would alter our cooperation in the European Parliament … Continue reading Orban proposes looser form of cooperation to Weber

Memorandum: Orban calls for EPP reform

Prime Minister Viktor Orban called for a debate within the European People’s Party on the future of the EPP in a memorandum sent to the leaders of the grouping, on Tuesday. In the memo, shared by ruling Fidesz’s deputy leader Katalin Novak on Facebook, Orban said members of the centre-right grouping had played an active and important role in European public discourse from the outset. … Continue reading Memorandum: Orban calls for EPP reform