Gulyas: Fidesz votes were crucial for Von der Leyen’s election

Ursula von der Leyen would not have been nominated for the post of European Commission president without support from the Hungarian government and the Visegrad countries and she “could not have been elected without the votes of (Hungary’s ruling) Fidesz MEPs,” the head of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday. Continue reading “Gulyas: Fidesz votes were crucial for Von der Leyen’s election”

Orban: Future ‘still holds battles’ after EU leadership nominations

Serious mistakes were made in the European Union in the past few year which will have to be set right, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public news channel m1 after the extraordinary meeting of the heads of state and government of the European Union to nominate the new heads of EU bodies after the May elections. Continue reading “Orban: Future ‘still holds battles’ after EU leadership nominations”