Government confirms budget veto

“In line with the position communicated during the EU summit this July and in accordance with the veto power laid out in the EU Treaties, the Hungarian Government exercised its veto over the EU’s budgetary legislative package,” according to a statement which was published on the government’s and Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s website. Here you can read the full statement: In Brussels today, they only … Continue reading Government confirms budget veto

Orban: The situation is difficult, but our chances are good

The coronavirus epidemic situation is difficult, in some places it is grave, but our chances are good, we are able to control the situation and “together we will succeed again,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. He said according to analyses, on 21 November we will need 2,240 intensive care beds, while on 10 December as many … Continue reading Orban: The situation is difficult, but our chances are good

Orban: We must wear face masks

A new world will dawn on Monday in enforcing compliance with the rules related to the coronavirus epidemic, and if anyone is found to be in violation of those rules, “we will do whatever it takes to enforce them,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. The containment of the epidemic is our joint responsibility, we must wear … Continue reading Orban: We must wear face masks

Orban prepares for decisive battle

“We succeeded once in spring and we will succeed in the autumn, too,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in an article published in the Monday issue of daily Magyar Nemzet, adding that “there will be hot moments, but all those in need will be provided appropriate (health) services”. “We can and we will protect the health and lives of people,” the prime minister said. “Nearly … Continue reading Orban prepares for decisive battle

Orban: Hungary could come out of crisis caused by coronavirus epidemic even stronger

If Hungary does not allow the coronavirus epidemic to start spreading again, if “we keep our wits about us in the protection of the borders,” if we support investments and job creation, and if we do not allow the West to take us “for a fool,” then we can come out of the crisis even stronger, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Hungary could come out of crisis caused by coronavirus epidemic even stronger”