It’s still unclear whether Hungarian MEPs will vote for Ursula von der Leyen’s candidacy for the European Commission’s presidency or not, because even if most of them accept her as a candidate, they’re not satisfied with the process of the nomination. Continue reading “Will Hungarian MEPs support Von der Leyen?”
Hungary and the United States today support and protect the same values, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a reception hosted by the US Embassy to mark Independence Day in Budapest on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Mart Helme, deputy prime minister and interior minister of Estonia, for talks in Budapest on Monday. Continue reading “Orban meets Mart Helme in Budapest”
The European Commission needs a leader who respects countries in Central Europe, cabinet chief Antal Rogan said on public radio on Sunday.
Hungary and Italy are strategic allies because they share a vision for a European Union of strong nation states that insist on preserving their national identity, history and religious heritage, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Trieste after talks with Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary and Italy are strategic allies”
The recent summit of European Union leaders was a successful one for the Visegrad Group and central Europe, the incoming justice minister told a joint session of parliament’s EU affairs and justice committees on Thursday. Continue reading “Varga: EU summitt success for the V4”
In a letter addressed to the editor of The Guardian, Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary for international communications and relations, said a recent article in the paper claiming the Hungarian government was dismantling media freedom and judicial independence “simply doesn’t square with the reality of today’s Hungary”. Continue reading “Govt official slams The Guardian”