Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban indicated in his latest speech that his Fidesz party doesn’t want to leave the European People’s Party (EPP). Despite speculations, press information suggests that the party family is not excluding Hungary’s ruling party either.
According to Le Monde, the majority in the European People’s Party (EPP) considers Fidesz a “difficult” member, but for tactical reasons the exclusion is not on the agenda. The Germans want to keep Viktor Orban in the party family, because for them he is the proof of the “East-West unity”, the French newspaper writes. Continue reading “Orban’s stable position in the EPP”
Hungary’s governing Fidesz and Germany’s ruling CDU party have agreed to consult regularly on the future of Europe, Gergely Gulyas, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said late on Thursday wrapping up a two-day visit to Berlin. Continue reading “Fidesz to regularly consult with the CDU”
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has issued its annual report on discrimination in the bloc and referred to the Hungarian government’s advertisement campaign that focused on US billionaire George Soros as anti-Semitic. Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party reacted that the report “reflects the lies of the Soros network”. Continue reading “Fidesz strikes back at EU agency”
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz has accused the Dutch Christian-Democrat CDA party of lying about the Hungarian government’s constitutional amendment proposal and announced that it was suspending all ties with the party until it apologised. Continue reading “Fidesz accuses Dutch ally of lying”
According to a recent poll by the government-friendly Nezopont Institute, support for the ruling Fidesz-KDNP alliance has further increased since the parliamentary elections in April. One of the opposition parties wouldn’t make it to the parliament. Continue reading “Fidesz gets even more popular – poll”