Next year’s European Parliamentary elections should bring about a change in the community’s policy, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a radio interview on Friday, and warned that „the battle between pro-migration and anti-migration MEPs has not yet been decided”. Continue reading “Orban: European politics must be changed in May”
Hungary is the only state in Europe to have asked the people’s opinion on illegal migration, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Sunday, responding to a claim by France’s minister for European affairs that Hungary is leaving its citizens out of the debate on the issue. Continue reading “Szijjarto snubs French minister for alleging Hungarians left out of debate on migration”
Hungary’s government is still being accused in western Europe of violating the independence of the judiciary merely because of its position on the issue of migration and border protection, Justice Minister Laszlo Trocsanyi, said in an interview to Friday’s Le Figaro. Continue reading “Trocsanyi rejects EU pressure”
Migration and related problems remain Hungary and Europe’s main challenges, government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said at the Hungarian embassy in London on Monday. Continue reading “Migration remains main challenge – Kovacs”
Creating a “United States of Europe” would be equal to turning the region into a “continent for immigrants including an immigrant-destination Hungary”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday. Continue reading “Orban: Brussels wants a United States of Europe”
It is only by guaranteeing the rights of ethnic minorities and by fostering strong national identities that a strong Europe can be built in the 21st century, Zoltan Balog, the minister of human resources, said in Berlin on Monday. Continue reading “Balog: Strong ethnic identity for strong Europe”
Europe “needs to go back to the drawing board” because it has failed to achieve its goals, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a panel discussion with his Visegrad Group counterparts in Budapest on Friday.