European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has formally backed Hungary’s Oliver Varhelyi as European commissioner-designate, an EC spokeswoman said in Brussels on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungary’s Varhelyi formally backed for EU commissioner-designate”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday that he would nominate ambassador Oliver Varhelyi, the head of Hungary’s permanent representative office in Brussels, as Hungary’s candidate for European commissioner. Continue reading “Orban proposes Oliver Varhelyi for commissioner designate”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said the reason behind the European Parliament’s legal committee finding a conflict of interest related to Hungarian MEP Laszlo Trocsanyi’s candidacy for EU commissioner was that the former justice minister had helped protect Hungary from migration. Continue reading “Orban: Trocsanyi’s crime was helping protect Hungary from migration”
The legal committee of the European Parliament (JURI) has established that there is a conflict of interest between Hungarian MEP Laszlo Trocsanyi’s candidacy for EU commissioner and law firm Nagy and Trocsanyi’s receiving orders from the Hungarian state, JURI vice-chairman Sergey Lagodinsky told reporters in Brussels on Thursday.
In Laszlo Trocsanyi, Hungary nominated an excellent man as its European commissioner, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in an interview to public radio on Friday.
Laszlo Trocsanyi, Hungary’s former justice minister, has been selected as the European Union’s commissioner-designate for neighbourhood and enlargement, the executive arm of the European Union said on Tuesday.
“The European Council should have the most important role, it’s the coalition government of Europe, where all prime ministers and presidents are sitting, they should be the ones who decide,” Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap on the sidelines of the Budapest Demographic Summit. Continue reading “Babis hopes the next Commission will be less political”