“The European Union belongs to Europeans and European citizens,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video message ahead of an EU summit in Brussels on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: The European Union belongs to Europeans and European citizens”
European Union leaders saw eye to eye on the importance of border protection and preventing illegal migrants from entering the EU, but there continues to be disagreement on such issues as resettlement and immigration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in the early hours of Friday, summing up the first day of the EU summit in Brussels.
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Prime ministers of the Visegrad Four countries have agreed to contribute 35 million euros to finance a border control programme in Libya, according to a joint declaration released by the Hungarian prime minister’s office on Thursday. Continue reading “V4 countries to contribute to Libya border control”
The 2.3 million responses to the government survey dubbed “national consultation” bolsters Hungary’s standpoint and improves its chances in the debate over migration in the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video message posted on his Facebook page on Thursday. Continue reading “Results of natl consultation to bolster Hungary’s position in EU – Orban”
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday, welcomed President of the European Council Donald Tusk’s statement regarding mandatory relocation quotas. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Tusk speaks the truth about the quota”
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban held talks with the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group (V4) and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday evening, made several proposals for handling the migration crisis, and will be taking part in the European People’s Party and European Council summits on Thursday in Brussel. Continue reading “Orban: Italy must be helped to protect its borders”