Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party was “an inch away” from leaving the European People’s Party (EPP) on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a radio interview. Continue reading “Orban: ‘We were an inch away from quitting EPP’”
The European People’s Party (EPP) will not change course and has made clear that those wishing to belong to the party family are expected to endorse its values, Manfred Weber, the EPP’s group leader in the European Parliament, said on Tuesday, in reaction to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s remarks on his Fidesz party’s membership. Continue reading “EPP not changing course, says Weber”
The government’s aim is for the Hungarian economy’s level of development to reach 85 percent of the average development level of the European Union by 2030, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told an international press conference on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban holds an international press conference”
Fidesz MEP Tamas Deutsch says the key task in 2020 is to put a halt to migration to Europe.
Deputy head of the European People’s Party (EPP) Antonio Tajani has called it a political mistake that the EPP membership of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party had been questioned.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in an interview on Friday that protecting Hungarian economic achievements would be the topmost task in 2020, adding that it would be an uphill struggle to sustain economic growth with the euro zone in turmoil. The government’s economic action plan for the first quarter of 2020 “hopefully will be based on tax cuts”, he added. Continue reading “Orban: Fidesz can’t belong to a pro-migration community”
The European People’s Party must regain its strength and return to its fundamental values, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, told a regular press briefing on Thursday. Continue reading “Gulyas: EPP must return to fundamental values”