Tag: Hungary
World 20.01.23 | 14:22

Hungary blocks 500 million euro EU military aid package for Ukraine

Hungary has blocked half a billion euros worth of in military aid in the seventh such package allocated to Ukraine as part of the European Peace Facility, a high-ranking E.U. diplomatic source told the Polish RMF FM. The E.U. member countries will reportedly try to talk Budapest into shifting its stance...

Sport 25.12.22 | 17:53

Hungarian company plans to take over FC Vardar

Sport1 reports that the struggling sports team Vardar is close to being taken over by a Hungarian energy company. Vardar, historically the best football club in Macedonia, was delegated to the second league and is facing major financial problems, ever since the SDSM led Government began a campaign against...

World 13.12.22 | 11:19

Orban wins “bargain” with EU, lifts veto on €18bn EU aid package for Ukraine

Hungary has agreed to lift its veto on sending €18 billion in EU aid to Ukraine, Euronews reported. The European Commission last month recommended that €7.5 billion of EU funds to Budapest should be frozen because reforms to strengthen the rule of law in Hungary fell short. But EU ambassadors agreed...

World 06.12.22 | 22:35

No vote today on €18bn aid for Ukraine

Although Hungary’s leftist-liberal press claims that the Hungarian finance minister has blocked the approval of the financial aid for Ukraine, the fact is that there was no vote on the loan today, the V4 news agency reported. The leftist-liberal Hungarian blog, called 444.hu and linked to George...

World 29.11.22 | 11:24

Rocketing energy bills force Hungary to shutter libraries, theatres, swimming pools and football stadiums for winter

Rocketing energy bills are forcing Hungary to shutter libraries, theatres, swimming pools and even its new football stadiums for winter, AFP reports. Despite being one of the country’s richest cities and being run by Orban’s own party, Szekesfehervar is one of many closing its museums, libraries...

Football 24.11.22 | 11:49

FC COOL signs contract with foreign investor from Hungary

FC COOL officially signed a contract with a foreign investor from the Republic of Hungary. Dr. Gabor Gremsperger officially became a part of FC COOL with his agency. This step leads us to new challenges and a bright future for the club. Our club has existed for 15 years, this is a new phase in the functioning...

World 02.06.22 | 15:31

Hungary is blocking EU’s sanctions on Russia

Hungary again blocked the sixth package of sanctions against Russia at a meeting of EU ambassadors, demanding that the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, be removed from the list of sanctioned persons. With that request, Hungary blocked the adoption of the sixth package of sanctions,...

World 16.05.22 | 18:56

Viktor Orban re-elected to another term as Prime Minister

Viktor Orban was re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary with an overwhelming majority vote in the Parliament today. He received 133 votes in favor, against 27 opposed, to gain a fifth term as Prime Minister – the last four of them consecutive. Orban’s Fidesz party won absolute majority in the...

World 16.05.22 | 10:24

Hungary will approve the oil embargo on Russia only if it gets guarantees from the EU

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said that Hungarians will not accept to bear the burden of the war in Ukraine. The country opposes imposing the proposal in the EU to impose an oil embargo on Russia, insisting it will hurt European countries more. Szijjarto said that if this happens, EU will...

Macedonia 09.05.22 | 22:17

Hungary donated 72,000 rapid Covid tests to Macedonia

Hungary donated 72,000 rapid antigen Covid tests to Macedonia. Ambassador Laszlo Dux and Healthcare Minister Bekim Sali attended the arrival ceremony in Skopje. Sali said that the tests will immediately be distributed through public healthcare institutions and will greatly help access to testing for...

World 04.04.22 | 00:08

Orban: A victory that can be seen from the Moon… and from Brussels

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban declared a major victory in the general elections. We never presented ourselves as well as tonight. We won a big victory, it can be seen from the Moon.. and from Brussels, Orban said, sending a message to his many opponents in the EU capital. It’s estimated...

World 03.04.22 | 22:55

LIVE VIDEO: Viktor Orban celebrates his fourth electoral win in a row

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his supporters are celebrating another electoral victory, after apparently beating the united opposition parties in the general elections. Results are still coming in, but it seems clear that Orban’s Fidesz party was won clear majority in the Parliament,...

World 03.04.22 | 11:10

Important elections in Hungary

Hungary today holds its general elections, with 8.3 million citizens eligible to vote. The conservative Fidesz party of Viktor Orban faces a coalition of opposition parties, ranging from the far left to the far right, which are supported by powerful international political and business circles. Fidesz...

World 02.04.22 | 16:58

V4: OSCE involved in Left’s electoral fraud in Hungary

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is not concerned about the coordinated hacker attack on Hungarian conservative news portals, and it has also turned a blind eye to the dubious database of the DatAdat phishing group, which is linked to a former leftist prime minister. The...

World 23.03.22 | 21:09

Center for Fundamental Rights: The OSCE Report is baseless, they don’t even know who Hungary’s president is

The OSCE election monitoring mission has released its interim report, which makes several baseless statements regarding the Hungarian electoral system, referencing sources that are either obscure or come from the leftist political opposition in Hungary. The report published Monday evening contains several...

Macedonia 09.03.22 | 15:26

Vucic: The entire region turned to Serbia, is asking us for grain

During his meeting with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto today, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that the entire region has turned to Serbia to seek wheat and corn. In a day we received orders that amount to a quarter of our total reserves. We can’t meet them logistically. Prices...

World 04.03.22 | 19:01

Orban: The left risks dragging Hungary into war

What we are seeing is the beginning of the crisis caused by the war between Russia and Ukraine. Among the refugees coming into Hungary are ethnic Hungarians from Transcarpathia, Ukrainians and citizens of third countries, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in his usual Friday interview on Hungarian public...

World 28.02.22 | 17:52

Hungary will not allow transit of lethal military equipment to Ukraine

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said that the country will not allow transit of lethal weapons and military equipment to Ukraine. A number of European countries and the US are donating weapons and equipment to Ukraine in its fight against Russia, and most of this goes through Poland. Szijjarto...

World 17.01.22 | 17:09

V4: Hungary to become fully self-sufficient in electricity

With the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant and the implementation of investments in solar energy, Hungary will become fully self-sufficient in electricity. Few countries can say this about themselves, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said during his visit to the...

World 15.01.22 | 12:47

The Alliance for the Common Good welcomes the April 3rd child protection referendum in Hungary

The Alliance for Common Good (ACG) welcomes the April 3rd child protection referendum in Hungary. The members of the Alliance are firmly convinced that human beings were created as men and women, and it follows that it is the state’s responsibility to protect all children’s right to a self-identity...

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