Deputy head of the European People’s Party (EPP) Antonio Tajani has called it a political mistake that the EPP membership of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party had been questioned.
The MEP group of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance on Wednesday called for opening a “new chapter” in the functioning of the European Union and a fundamental turnaround in its economic and migration policies. Continue reading “Hungarian MEPs react to the new EC’s election”
Ruling Fidesz said on Monday that German MPs believe Fidesz’s place is in the European People’s Party (EPP). Continue reading “Stoiber and CDU members express support”
Zsolt Borkai, head of the Fidesz party’s organisation in Gyor, who was narrowly reelected on Sunday as the western Hungarian city’s mayor, has announced that he is quitting the ruling party. Continue reading “Gyor Mayor Borkai quits Fidesz after scandal”
Hungary’s prime minister stressed the need of compromise between two parts of Europe but added that Hungarians’ “right to live according to the laws of Christian freedom” should be respected. Continue reading “Orban: Hungarians have right to live under laws of Christian freedom”
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”
Ruling Fidesz’s MEP Livia Jaroka and the opposition Democratic Coalition’s Klara Dobrev were both elected vice-presidents of the European Parliament on Wednesday. Continue reading “Two Hungarian MEPs elected vice-president”