Tag: Hungary
World 21:03

Orban refuses to back down in face of EPP ultimatum

Hungary said that he will not back down before the ultimatum issued by the European People’s Party and its candidate for European Commission President Manfred Weber. Immigration is at the root of this debate w/in EPP. We listen to other opinions, including Weber’s. But more important than party...

Macedonia 13:52

Hungarian Government welcomes Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol

The Hungarian Government welcomed the signing of the NATO accession protocol with Macedonia, and called for its rapid ratification in all NATO member states. This is yet another important step in the accession process of the Republic of North Macedonia and will contribute to strengthen stability and...

Macedonia 21:03

I intended to go to prison, but then I learned about the plans for my liquidation

“At first, I intended, if the government went all the way, to go to jail, although unjustly, with totally crazy judgments. But in the last days I received information about my possible liquidation in the prison. Not immediately, but for some time. The final decision was at the very end,”...

Macedonia 20:52

Gruevski: In Hungary I am staying with friends, I have not met with Orban

“Despite speculation that in Hungary I am staying in a luxury hotel for which I pay a large amount of money, I can say that only the first one – two days I was in a hotel and it was far from luxurious. Then I was helped by friends, so I am staying with them,” said former Prime Minister...

Macedonia 18:32

Gruevski: I left the country via Albania, let the authorities discover the details of the escape as they promised

Nikola Gruevski, Macedonia’s ex-prime minister, said Saturday in an interview with Sitel TVthat he had fled the country via Albania before reaching Hungary where he was granted political asylum, but did not disclose the details of his movement. “From Macedonia, I went to Albania, where I requested...

World 14:44

Hungary’s Orban wants anti-immigration majority in EU institutions

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would like to see anti-immigration parties gaining a majority in the European Parliament elections later this year, which he said could lead to similar changes in the EU executive. “Hungary’s goal is first to secure an anti-immigrant...

Sport 08:59

Macedonia qualifies for the European volleyball championship

Macedonia’s volleyball team beat Hungary on Wednesday and qualified to the European Championship. Led by Nikola Georgiev the Macedonian was confident throughout the game and won the game 3:0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-21). Macedonia needed the 3:0 win to advance, and the boys delivered. It was one of the...

World 10:11

Hungary signs deal to buy dozens of tanks worth more than USD 565 million

As part of efforts to modernize the country’s land forces and replace Soviet-designed gear, the Hungarian Ministry of Defence has awarded a deal for 44 Leopard 2 A7+ tanks and 24 PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Germany’s Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. As Janes magazine reported, the contract, signed...