Finding the right balance between European Union and national competencies will be the number one goal for conservative opposition Jobbik after next May’s European parliamentary elections, according to the party’s election manifesto published on Tuesday.
Conservative opposition Jobbik is turning to the European Commission over the case of former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski, Jobbik deputy leader Marton Gyongyosi told a press conference he held jointly with Adam Mirkoczki, the (Jobbik) head of parliament’s national security committee, on Wednesday. Continue reading “Jobbik: Gruevski case raises countless questions”
Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski confirmed on Tuesday that he has been granted asylum in Hungary. Continue reading “Gruevski granted asylum”
Speaking at a press conference in Brussels, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto reiterated that former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski entered Hungary fully legally. The asylum request of the politician was discussed in the parliament too. Continue reading “Government pressed for answers about Gruevski”
The opposition Jobbik and Socialist parties on Wednesday called for Hungary to join the European Prosecutor’s Office, saying that dropping the investigation against Elios Innovativ on suspicion of fraud showed that some people in Hungary enjoyed preferential treatment. Continue reading “Opposition calls for Hungary to join EPPO”
Tibor Bana, the deputy leader of conservative opposition Jobbik, on Wednesday said the party will call on its members to support Hungary’s membership in the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). Continue reading “Jobbik calls for Hungary to join European prosecutor’s office”
The ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance is more popular than the opposition parties combined, and would win more than 60 percent of Hungary’s European parliamentary seats if the elections were held this Sunday, a fresh poll by the Nezopont Institute shows. Continue reading “Fidesz slightly more popular than before – poll”