Full solidarity to Poland

“Never before has the European Union been under such migration pressure as it is now; it has never been under pressure from three directions simultaneously, and this represents a huge challenge for the whole of the EU”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at the summit of the heads of government of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries in Budapest on Tuesday. In a joint press statement … Continue reading Full solidarity to Poland

Orban holds talks with Abascal

Prime Minister Viktor Orban held talks with Santiago Abascal, the leader of Vox, the largest Spanish conservative party on Wednesday in Budapest, Orbán’s press chief said. Orban, the leader of ruling Fidesz, discussed with Abascal their common vision about Europe’s future, issues around protecting national sovereignty and families, and the protection of borders, Bertalan Havasi told MTI. They also discussed steps to be taken towards … Continue reading Orban holds talks with Abascal

Orban: We must protect what we have achieved

In the coming months, things will happen that no one has ever seen before, prime minister Viktor Orban announced in his address delivered at the 29th congress of Fidesz on Sunday, following his re-election as party president. It started with the pension premium of HUF 80,000 paid to pensioners. It will continue with the payment of the entire 13th monthly pension. From January, young people … Continue reading Orban: We must protect what we have achieved

Hungary calls upon Brussels to reimburse costs of border protection

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

Orban meets Le Pen

Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after meeting in Budapest Marine Le Pen, President of the French National Rally (NR), that ideological pressure within the European Union has become unprecedented. The European Commission has transformed itself from the guardian of the treaties into an ideological centre, with Poland and Hungary experiencing a “modernised form” of the Brezhnev doctrine in the European Union day by day, Orban … Continue reading Orban meets Le Pen

Heads of govt address the Demographic Summit

“While certain civilisations are able to reproduce, the West is simply unwilling to sustain itself,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told the 4th Demographic Summit in Budapest. “Some don’t see this as a problem,” while others would use migration as a solution, he said, adding that this would be tantamount to adopting “a global plan to resettle a new working class”, and such a plan would … Continue reading Heads of govt address the Demographic Summit

Orban speaks to Tucker Carlson

Hungary rejected illegal immigration during the migration crisis of 2015 because “it was the only reasonable behaviour” to defend the country and its citizens, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview with conservative US channel Fox News. In an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Orbán said Hungary had the right to make such decisions: “It’s coming from God, nature, all arguments are … Continue reading Orban speaks to Tucker Carlson

Govt submits child protection referendum bid

The government has decided to initiate a referendum on child protection, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. “Brussels has attacked Hungary” over the country’s child protection law banning “sexual propaganda” in schools and the media, he said. Brussels now “demands changes to the education law and child protection regulations”, the prime minister said in a video posted on Facebook, adding that “they complain that we do … Continue reading Govt submits child protection referendum bid

Hungary supports Slovenia’s EU presidency

The European Union will have to address a number of serious issues over the next six months, but it is fortunate that the European Council will be headed by Slovenia during this period, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after a summit of the Visegrad Group countries and Slovenia in Ljubljana on Friday. Addressing a news conference, Orban identified the relaunch of the economy as the … Continue reading Hungary supports Slovenia’s EU presidency