British Ambassador Iain Lindsay gave an interview to Mandiner about the Visegrad Four countries, Brexit, the EU and bilateral relations.
“One of the big risks of 2018 can be the increasing tension between Western and Eastern Europe, and its engine can be Hungary and Poland”, Saxo Bank’s Head of Macro Analysis, Christopher Dembik told Hungarian news site Portfolio. Continue reading “Saxo Bank’s lead analyst: The EU can split in two”
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Austria’s future Chancellor Sebastian Kurz understand each other well regarding migration policy, and based on this they could create a new power block, but there’s some mistrust from Hungary’s side, due to Austria’s close alliance with Germany – according to an article by German daily Die Welt’s correspondent in Budapest, Boris Kalnoky. Continue reading ““Can we trust Sebastian Kurz?””
Hungary is one of the countries which “generously leaves scope” for Russia’s ambitions to expands its area of influence, according to Boris Kalnoky’s article for German daily Die Welt. Continue reading “Visegrad: Close to Moscow, far from Brussels?”
Hungary’s national identity and sovereignty are “not just parts of its history” but “crucial preconditions” for the nation’s survival, Zsolt Nemeth, the head of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, told a conference on links between the Visegrad countries and Israel in Budapest on Wednesday. Continue reading “Israel and Hungary agree on the importance of identity and sovereignty”
According to a recent analysis by German daily Die Welt, politicians in Berlin want to understand what motivates Central Eastern Europe, but they cannot. Continue reading “The dangerous estrangement of Germany and the Visegrad Group”
Hungary does all it can to increase central European countries’ influence and trusts that their “reality-based politics” will strengthen Europe and contribute to the inevitable renewal of the European Union, House Speaker Laszlo Kover told a conference in Budapest on Thursday. Continue reading “Kover: Poland and Hungary defend reality-based politics”
The cards are being reshuffled in the European Union, and Central Europe is becoming a power factor, according to an op-ed by Boris Kalnoky in Germany’s Die Welt. Continue reading “Kurz or Orban – who will lead Central Europe?”
A compromise was reached with respect to the main lines of the amendment of the legislation relating to posted workers at the Monday meeting of EU ministers responsible for employment and social affairs held in Luxembourg.
Geza Jeszenszky, foreign minister of the Antall government, former ambassador of the Orban governments to Oslo and Washington said in an interview with Magyar Nemzet, that the Hungarian government looks down on the Hungarian voters, and even though he doesn’t like George Soros, there’s surely no Soros plan. Continue reading “Hungarian ex-FM: Lies attributed to Soros”