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”
Ruling Fidesz said on Monday that German MPs believe Fidesz’s place is in the European People’s Party (EPP). Continue reading “Stoiber and CDU members express support”
There is a need for a conservative turnaround in the European People’s Party (EPP) as its further shift towards the Left would cost much in a European parliamentary election, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office told a conference in Munich organised by Bavaria’s Christian Social Union’s (CSU) parliamentary group on Friday. Continue reading “Gulyas urges conservative turnaround in EPP”
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban held a meeting with the “three wise men” of the European People’s Party who are supposed to investigate whether the suspended membership of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party should be restored or not.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in an interview to public radio on Friday, said that it was a secondary consideration which European grouping Fidesz belonged to in the future. Continue reading “Orban: Only Hungarians can say what’s good for Hungary”