In an open letter to Manfred Weber, the executive vice-president of Jobbik asked the EPP’s Spitzenkandidat, whether he had “noticed the Hungarian government’s attempts to smear its opponents through defamation and fake news,” when he was praising Viktor Orban in an interview a year ago. Continue reading “Gyongyosi’s open letter to Weber”
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.
“I’m supposed to receive a letter from the Bavarian prime minister and I will answer you depending on its content,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told HVG.hu when he was asked about EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber’s idea regarding the Central European University (CEU). Continue reading “EPP-conflict: Orban’s waiting for the Bavarian PM’s letter”
Manfred Weber, the group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), said in Budapest on Tuesday that his talks with Prime Minister Viktor Orban had been constructive and covered several issues, but some problems had remained unresolved. Continue reading “Both Orban and Weber want Fidesz to stay in the EPP – Gulyas”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet Manfred Weber, group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP) in the European Parliament and EPP’s spitzenkandidat in the upcoming European parliamentary election, in Budapest on Tuesday, the prime minister’s press chief said on Monday. Continue reading “Weber meets Orban on Tuesday”
The European People’s Spitzenkandidat, Manfred Weber told Welt am Sonntag that he aims to talk to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban soon “to warn him he is on course to be excluded from the grouping”. Continue reading “Weber comes to Budapest”
Hungary’s Fidesz has been “attacked by pro-migration forces” within the European People’s Party, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public Kossuth Radio on Friday morning. Continue reading “Orban: No compromise on migration”