The Austrian People’s Party (OVP) was “very rational” in the debate over Fidesz within the European People’s Party (EPP), Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s foreign minister, said in an interview published by the APA news agency on Wednesday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: OVP rational in EPP debate over Fidesz”
Austria is a “natural partner” of Hungary and the Visegrad Group, and they can cooperate in many areas, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a news conference in Prague after a summit of the leaders of the V4 countries and Austria on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban: Austria natural partner of V4”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday congratulated Austrian People’s Party chief Sebastian Kurz on his party’s victory in Austria’s recent parliamentary elections.
According to the vice-president and EP top candidate of Jobbik, Hungarians should support Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, because he understands correctly the problems and challenges of the continent and the EU, while the Orban government is pushing closer to a dictatorial system. Continue reading “Hungarian opposition EP top candidate: We have to support Chancellor Kurz’s plans”
The migration proposal by European Union presidency-holder Austria is “more realistic” but is still far from “having an acceptable outline”, government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said, referring to the Brussels summit of EU heads of state and government. Continue reading “Hungarian govt prefers Kurz’s proposal”
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz spoke about the Article 7 procedure against Hungary and Fidesz’s place in the European People’s Party (EPP) to Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Continue reading “Kurz would keep Orban in the family”
Hungary will only conclude a bilateral agreement with Germany concerning migration if such an agreement is reached between Germany and Austria, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at his talks with the Austrian chancellor, Orban’s press chief said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Orban discusses migration with Kurz”
The Central Eastern European region has gained more significance during the last 30 years, and now the question is how it can remain stable, or even a stabilizing force in Europe, says former Austrian vice-chancellor (ÖVP), Erhard Busek, who gave an interview to Hungarian news site Azonnali. Continue reading “Erhard Busek: Orban is right about many things, but he won’t stay until 2030”
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said the Visegrad Group and Austria agreed that the European Union must be in a position to protect its external borders against migrants and ensure security for its citizens. Continue reading “Orban: Europe must be able to protect its own borders”
A summit will be held on Thursday in Budapest with the prime ministers of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Chancellor of Austria attending, the PM’s press chief said in a statement.