Orban’s party has learned nothing and has forgotten nothing either. The European Parliament’s vote on the Sargentini report and the weakened position of Fidesz within the European People’s Party will not undermine the Orban government’s effort to build further the illiberal state. Continue reading “After Sargentini: Orbanism has no real obstacles in Hungary”
A government proposal to reject the Sargentini report is scheduled to be submitted to parliament early in the second week of October, daily Magyar Idok said on Wednesday.
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto talked about the Sargentini-report, the Article 7 procedure against Hungary, migration, Russia and the V4 cooperation too in an interview for RT. Continue reading “Szijjarto: We are an anti-migration government”
Developments in Hungary should be recognised, the Austrian Freedom Party’s (FPÖ) group leader, Johann Gudenus told Hungarian public news channel M1. He stressed that his party strongly denounces the European Parliament’s report about Hungary and the procedure against the country. Continue reading “FPÖ group leader supports Hungary’s government”
Fidesz and the government have submitted a resolution proposal to lawmakers that calls on the government “not to give in to blackmail” when it comes to the “fraudulent” and “defamatory” Sargentini report that concludes Hungary is in danger of breaching the core values of the European Union. Continue reading “Fidesz submits resolution proposal condemning the Sargentini report”
Group leaders of Hungary’s opposition parties on Monday slammed Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s speech opening the autumn session of parliament, accusing him of misrepresenting the Sargentini report approved in the European Parliament last week and of ignoring Hungary’s real problems. Continue reading “Opposition slams Orban’s speech”
The debate about Judith Sargentini’s report on the situation in Hungary was scary because everyone was bashing Viktor Orban, when he was the only head of government who did the right thing during the migration crisis, FPÖ MEP Georg Mayer told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap. Continue reading ““Orban was the only one to do the right thing””