“When your closest allies and friends turn their back on you it’s time to stop and think,” Jobbik’s executive vice-president Marton Gyongyosi tweeted in reply on Saturday to Judit Varga, the state secretary for EU relations. Continue reading “Gyongyosi to Varga: Communism is over”
EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber told ZDF on Friday that if he could only win the presidency of the European Commission with votes from Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party, then he wouldn’t take the job. He added that he does not want to win by right-wing votes, he wants to shape the future of Europe from the middle.
Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini, author of a report critical of the state of the rule of law in Hungary approved by the European Parliament last year, addressed a demonstration against the Hungarian government’s policies organised by the Hungarian opposition in Brussels on Tuesday. Continue reading “Sargentini demonstrated with Hungary’s opposition against Orban”
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s “lecturing” others about Christian Democracy “is a bad joke”, the Hungarian foreign minister said on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Juncker ‘no longer’ Christian Democrat”
Hungarians are clearly concerned about national identity and security issues related to migration when it comes to the future of the European Union, an official of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Friday. Continue reading “The Sargentini report “condemns Hungary for its anti-migration stance””
The Sargentini report is an act of political blackmail, and its goal is to strip Hungary of its sovereignty and to pressure it to change its migration policy, Hungary’s state secretary for EU affairs Judit Varga told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap. Continue reading ““Brussels wants to speed up resettlement””
Nicolas Bay, the shadow rapporteur of the LIBE report about Hungary, heavily criticised Judith Sargentini (Greens/EFA) in an interview with the Hungarian public news channel, M1. Continue reading “Bay: Sargentini wants to attack Hungary”