Full solidarity to Poland

“Never before has the European Union been under such migration pressure as it is now; it has never been under pressure from three directions simultaneously, and this represents a huge challenge for the whole of the EU”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at the summit of the heads of government of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries in Budapest on Tuesday. In a joint press statement … Continue reading Full solidarity to Poland

Orban holds talks with Abascal

Prime Minister Viktor Orban held talks with Santiago Abascal, the leader of Vox, the largest Spanish conservative party on Wednesday in Budapest, Orbán’s press chief said. Orban, the leader of ruling Fidesz, discussed with Abascal their common vision about Europe’s future, issues around protecting national sovereignty and families, and the protection of borders, Bertalan Havasi told MTI. They also discussed steps to be taken towards … Continue reading Orban holds talks with Abascal

Orban: We must protect what we have achieved

In the coming months, things will happen that no one has ever seen before, prime minister Viktor Orban announced in his address delivered at the 29th congress of Fidesz on Sunday, following his re-election as party president. It started with the pension premium of HUF 80,000 paid to pensioners. It will continue with the payment of the entire 13th monthly pension. From January, young people … Continue reading Orban: We must protect what we have achieved

Hungary calls upon Brussels to reimburse costs of border protection

Prime Minister Viktor Orban repeatedly called upon the President of the European Commission to reimburse the costs of Hungary’s border protection measures. According to the prime minister, Hungary’s border protection measures have become exemplary for a number of European countries, and more importantly, our continent is being threatened by an even more severe crisis than that we witnessed in 2015. Read the whole letter here! … Continue reading Hungary calls upon Brussels to reimburse costs of border protection

Orban meets Le Pen

Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after meeting in Budapest Marine Le Pen, President of the French National Rally (NR), that ideological pressure within the European Union has become unprecedented. The European Commission has transformed itself from the guardian of the treaties into an ideological centre, with Poland and Hungary experiencing a “modernised form” of the Brezhnev doctrine in the European Union day by day, Orban … Continue reading Orban meets Le Pen

Hungary-Russia deal sparks row with Ukraine

Hungary has signed a 15-year gas purchase agreement with Gazprom which will ensure the country’s long-term energy security, the minister of foreign affairs and trade announced. Under the agreement, Hungary has pledged to buy 4.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas each year from the Russian energy giant over a period of at least ten years, Peter Szijjarto said at the signing ceremony on Monday. … Continue reading Hungary-Russia deal sparks row with Ukraine

Heads of govt address the Demographic Summit

“While certain civilisations are able to reproduce, the West is simply unwilling to sustain itself,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told the 4th Demographic Summit in Budapest. “Some don’t see this as a problem,” while others would use migration as a solution, he said, adding that this would be tantamount to adopting “a global plan to resettle a new working class”, and such a plan would … Continue reading Heads of govt address the Demographic Summit

Hungary supports Poland

“By its decision on Tuesday, the European Commission launched a brutal attack on Poland, interfering in the judicial and legislative process of a sovereign Member State in an unprecedented way. The procedure is not only outrageous but also completely unacceptable,” Hungary’s Justice Minister Judit Varga stressed in her Facebook post on Wednesday evening. According to Varga, “Warsaw has indicated to the Commission in good faith … Continue reading Hungary supports Poland

Eucharistic congress opens

“The Eucharist is the source for the life and mission of Christians,” Cardinal Peter Erdo, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, said addressing the opening mass of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest on Sunday. The cardinal prayed to God that participants, “especially during the week of the congress”, would feel “Christ is with us at the Eucharist, and he will not abandon the Church, peoples or … Continue reading Eucharistic congress opens