Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday said they have charged a Syrian national alleged to have been a member of the Islamic State terrorist organisation with carrying out acts of terrorism and crimes against humanity.
The security of European people is paramount, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Sunday, commenting on the stabbings in Lyon the previous day. Migration, he said, must be kept outside of Europe’s borders. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Migration must be kept outside Europe’s borders”
The European Commission has “derailed” the European Union’s enlargement process, “hugely impacting the security and future of Europe”, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told MTI from Helsinki on Friday, on the sidelines of a meeting of his EU counterparts. Continue reading “Szijjarto slams Juncker commission”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed his appreciation in a letter to Matteo Salvini, head of Italy’s League party, and thanked him for his efforts “benefitting Italy and the whole of Europe including Hungary”, the prime minister’s press chief said on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban: Salvini ‘brother in arms’”
Government spokesman Istvan Hollik on Monday slammed what he called a “disrespectful” offer on the European Commission’s part to reimburse “barely more than one percent” of Hungary’s spending on border protection. Continue reading “Govt spox slams EC’s “disrespectful” offer”
Swedish social democrat MEP Helene Fritzon heavily criticised Hungary’s government in an op-ed for Aftonbladet. She claimed that there are no women in the government, and that the proportion of women in the parliament has dropped. According to Fritzon, the Orban government “pays women to have more children”. Continue reading “Government rejects Swedish criticism”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said that even at times when the continent was divided “we knew there was always only one Europe,” at an ecumenical service commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, a pivotal event in the fall of communism in 1989. Continue reading ““Europe has always been one” – Orban meets Merkel”