Prime Minister Viktor Orban repeatedly called upon the President of the European Commission to reimburse the costs of Hungary’s border protection measures. According to the prime minister, Hungary’s border protection measures have become exemplary for a number of European countries, and more importantly, our continent is being threatened by an even more severe crisis than that we witnessed in 2015. Read the whole letter here! … Continue reading Hungary calls upon Brussels to reimburse costs of border protection
The MEP group of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance on Wednesday called for opening a “new chapter” in the functioning of the European Union and a fundamental turnaround in its economic and migration policies. Continue reading “Hungarian MEPs react to the new EC’s election”
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has approved European lawmaker Adina Valean as the commissioner-designate for Romania, a spokesperson for the transition team told Reuters on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has formally backed Hungary’s Oliver Varhelyi as European commissioner-designate, an EC spokeswoman said in Brussels on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungary’s Varhelyi formally backed for EU commissioner-designate”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday that he would nominate ambassador Oliver Varhelyi, the head of Hungary’s permanent representative office in Brussels, as Hungary’s candidate for European commissioner. Continue reading “Orban proposes Oliver Varhelyi for commissioner designate”
Laszlo Trocsanyi, Hungary’s former justice minister, has been selected as the European Union’s commissioner-designate for neighbourhood and enlargement, the executive arm of the European Union said on Tuesday.
Hungary’s EU commissioner-designate Laszlo Trocsanyi has described his most recent talks with European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen as “constructive”. Continue reading “Trocsanyi: Talks with Von der Leyen constructive”
The Hungary’s government’s commissioner-designate, Laszlo Trocsanyi had a brief meeting with the European Commission’s next president, Ursula von der Leyen. Continue reading “Trocsanyi meets Ursula von der Leyen”
After years of disputes, Hungary’s and Poland’s government suddenly decided to switch to pragmatic relations with the European Commision, Thomas Gutschker writes in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Continue reading ““Hungary and Poland suddenly find Brussels good””
It was a good decision to “keep the ideological guerillas away” and vote for leaders who have a “pragmatic instinct for life”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after meeting European Commission EC President-elect Ursula von der Leyen. Continue reading “Orban: Decision to back Von der Leyen was good”