The political assembly of the European People’s Party (EPP) reached a good compromise concerning Fidesz on Wednesday, Milan Zver, MEP of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap.
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz has “unilaterally suspended exercising its rights as a member of the European People’s Party”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at an international press conference after an EPP meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Continue reading “Fidesz’s membership suspended in the EPP”
“I’m supposed to receive a letter from the Bavarian prime minister and I will answer you depending on its content,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told HVG.hu when he was asked about EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber’s idea regarding the Central European University (CEU). Continue reading “EPP-conflict: Orban’s waiting for the Bavarian PM’s letter”
The most important task today is to defend our own society and this is also a political task, an MEP of the Austrian Freedom Party told public media in Vienna on Saturday in connection with the challenges posed by migration. Continue reading “Vilimsky: Defending society is top priority”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has written to members of the European People’s Party that initiated the expulsion of his ruling Fidesz from the centre-right bloc, apologising for “offensive language”, but maintaining his political positions. Continue reading “Orban apologises to EPP members”
Manfred Weber, the group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), said in Budapest on Tuesday that his talks with Prime Minister Viktor Orban had been constructive and covered several issues, but some problems had remained unresolved. Continue reading “Both Orban and Weber want Fidesz to stay in the EPP – Gulyas”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet Manfred Weber, group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP) in the European Parliament and EPP’s spitzenkandidat in the upcoming European parliamentary election, in Budapest on Tuesday, the prime minister’s press chief said on Monday. Continue reading “Weber meets Orban on Tuesday”