The head of the European Parliament’s liberal group (ALDE), Guy Verhofstadt visited Budapest on Thursday to hold campaign events and press conferences with the Momentum party ahead of the European elections. Continue reading “Verhofstadt greeted with protests in Budapest”
Fidesz has accused Guy Verhofstadt, the group leader of the Liberals in the European Parliament, of mounting “a vicious attack on Hungary due to its refusal to turn the country into a land of immigration”. Continue reading “Fidesz accuses Verhofstadt of vicious attack”
The Hungarian government has released this English-language internet video “in response to the affronts to our country,” Government Spokesman Zoltan Kovacs announced on his blog, About Hungary, referring to – among other things – the European Parliament’s report about Hungary. Continue reading “Hungary’s govt to “shake up Brussels””
In an open letter to head Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the ALDE group, the government spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, wrote that Verhofstadt’s name “appears prominently on the leaked internal list of the Soros network, a list that names reliable allies in the European Parliament as supporters of Soros-backed causes.” Continue reading “Govt spokesman hits back at Verhofstadt”
The cabinet chief of the European Parliament’s President, Antonio Tajani will speak by phone with Hungary’s ambassador to the EU about the Hungarian government’s national consultation on the “Soros plan”, and Tajani himself will speak to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban next week, at the Social Summit in Gothenburg – an EP spokesperson told Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday evening.