Orban: We fought for our rights, and said no to everything that is not acceptable for our nations

We fought for our rights, and said no to blackmail and everything else that is not acceptable for our nations as the dispute revolved not only around the rule of law mechanism; the future of the European Union was at stake, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated in Brussels on Thursday. At a press conference held at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to … Continue reading Orban: We fought for our rights, and said no to everything that is not acceptable for our nations

Orban: We cannot allow them to transform Hungary

The EU wants to give 34 million migrants housing, social benefits, citizenship and the franchise; this is “the Soros Plan, pure and simple,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio. “If the Left in Europe give the franchise to 34 million people, then they will be able to rely on their votes and support for a very long time,” he pointed out. … Continue reading Orban: We cannot allow them to transform Hungary

Government confirms budget veto

“In line with the position communicated during the EU summit this July and in accordance with the veto power laid out in the EU Treaties, the Hungarian Government exercised its veto over the EU’s budgetary legislative package,” according to a statement which was published on the government’s and Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s website. Here you can read the full statement: In Brussels today, they only … Continue reading Government confirms budget veto

Hungary to veto EU budget and recovery fund

Prime Minister Viktor Orban informed German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel in a message that the Hungarian government will veto the legislation related to the seven-year EU budget and the recovery fund, – Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday afternoon. “I … Continue reading Hungary to veto EU budget and recovery fund

Orban: Govt secured EUR 3 bn in additional funding at Brussels summit

The outcome of the recent European Union summit on the bloc’s 2021-2027 budget and its pandemic recovery package in Brussels can be interpreted as the Hungarian and Polish forces having “repelled the international attack of the liberal brigades”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Govt secured EUR 3 bn in additional funding at Brussels summit”

Orban triumphs after EU summit

At the European Union summit on the bloc’s 2021-2027 budget and its pandemic recovery package, Hungary and Poland have succeeded in ensuring substantial funds and in protecting their national pride, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki at the Polish embassy in Brussels, Orban said attempts to link EU funding to the rule of law had been “successfully thwarted”. Hungary and Poland have … Continue reading Orban triumphs after EU summit

Orban calls net contributors’ 1 pc offer ‘unacceptable’

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has called it “unacceptable” that four EU member states – Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden – rejected European Council President Charles Michel’s proposal for each member contributing 1.074 percent of their gross national income (GNI) to the EU budget running from 2021 to 2027, and insisted that their contribution cannot top 1 percent of their economic output. “If we … Continue reading Orban calls net contributors’ 1 pc offer ‘unacceptable’

Orban: Positions on EU budget still far apart

Prime Minister Viktor Orban said stands on the European Union’s next seven-year budget are still far apart after a meeting of the heads of government of the “Friends of Cohesion” group in Beja, Portugal, on Saturday. “We’re at the start of the debate, and the stands are still far apart,” Orban said. He said European economic policy had been “ruined” in Brussels in recent years, … Continue reading Orban: Positions on EU budget still far apart