Orban: We need cooperation, not boycotts

“When eight of our joint declarations have been swept aside, as has happened with China, the ninth will simply be greeted with more mockery. We look like pathetic paper tigers, and our ineffectual declarations are cues for laughter from the rest of the world, ” Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban writes in his new Samisdat article, reacting to the criticism of German Foreign Minister Heiko … Continue reading Orban: We need cooperation, not boycotts

Orban held talks with Johnson

Relations between Hungary and Britain developed during the period when both countries were members of the European Union; this period, however, is over now, Brexit happened, and the task in hand now is to find forms of post-Brexit cooperation, prime minister Viktor Orban said on Friday in London, after he had bilateral talks with British prime minister Boris Johnson in his office at Downing Street. … Continue reading Orban held talks with Johnson

Orban meets Abascal

President of the Spanish party VOX–Member of the Congress of Deputies Santiago Abascal paid a visit to Hungary. On Thursday morning, he was also received by Prime Minister-President of Fidesz Viktor Orban in the Carmelite Monastery, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI. The meeting with the president of the Spanish party which professes Christian-democratic principles and is opposed … Continue reading Orban meets Abascal

Orban: We defeated the 3rd wave

We have broken the third wave of the epidemic, we have effectively defeated it, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. The prime minister said the number of persons who have received the first dose of the vaccine currently stands at 4,898,866, at the weekend we will most certainly reach five million, and this marks the beginning of … Continue reading Orban: We defeated the 3rd wave

Orban: Hungary will be the first to return to normal life

In Europe, Hungary will be the first to be able to return to a normal life, but this does not mean that the epidemic has gone away, the prime minister stated on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Viktor Orban asked everyone to observe the rules that are necessary for a safe life. So far 4,483,598 Hungarians have received the first dose of … Continue reading Orban: Hungary will be the first to return to normal life

Orban: We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic

We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic, from Saturday, the curfew will begin at midnight, while shops and catering establishments will be allowed to remain open until 11.00 p.m., Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. The prime minister said the interior premises of catering establishments, hotels, leisure time facilities, zoos, museums, theatres, … Continue reading Orban: We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic

Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Education in secondary schools with physical attendance will start on 10 May, the prime minister stated on Friday. On Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary,’ Viktor Orban said the Operational Group also decided that, similar to last year, final examinations would only be comprised of a series of written tests. The PM said this is also important because the final examinations play a part in … Continue reading Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Tuesday afternoon that the number of people inoculated in Hungary reached 2.5 million so shops and services can reopen from Wednesday. “Two and a half million Hungarians vaccinated. Shops and services can reopen!” the prime minister said in a video message posted on Facebook. “We have lived our lives now for a year in wartime-like conditions under restrictions, curfews … Continue reading Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

Salvini & Morawiecki in Budapest

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Matteo Salvini, the president of the Italian Lega party in Budapest on Thursday. According to Orban’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi the main topic is going to be the EU level political cooperation between Fidesz, Lega and Law and Justice (PiS). This month, Fidesz left the European People’s Party and Viktor Orban indicated that … Continue reading Salvini & Morawiecki in Budapest

Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

For the time being, no easing of any kind can be allowed, but there is a good chance that in Hungary life will become free again before most – or even all – EU countries, and we will have a free summer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Orban also said there is a realistic chance that … Continue reading Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed