Prime Minister Viktor Orban discussed the organisation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, economic cooperation and international energy projects with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their meeting in the Kremlin on Sunday, Orban’s press chief said. Continue reading “Orban holds talks with Putin”
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s first official meeting with Russia’s president takes place in September in Moscow, foreign and Hungarian diplomatic sources confirmed to Index. Continue reading “Orban visits Putin in September”
The Pallas Athene Geopolitical and Innovation Research Institute (PAIGEO) organised a debate on Tuesday entitled “Bridgehead or buffer zone? Central Eastern Europe’s 21st century role between Europe and Asia”, Hungarian news site Alfahir.hu reports (the complete article can be found in English here). Continue reading “Experts: Hungary can’t simply become a bridgehead”
Hungary and Germany have a lot of points in common in how they assess the migration crisis, but Hungary rejects mandatory quotas and insists that security is paramount, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said in an interview to German public television Phoenix.
It is false to claim that Hungary’s policy towards Ukraine has been dictated by Moscow, the foreign minister said on the sidelines of a NATO foreign ministerial session in Brussels on Friday. Continue reading “Szijjarto rejects Ukraine’s ‘smear campaign’”
Comparing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Russia’s president is not a new thing in the international media. After the parliamentary elections on April 8, several articles were discussing Hungary’s political system. Continue reading “Orban – Hungary’s Putin?”