Tag: orban
World 06.04.21 | 10:58

Orban: We are fighting and each jab gets us closer to victory

“This year, as was the case last year, we celebrate Easter differently and not in the intimacy of family,” Hungary’s prime minister wrote on social media. In his Easter Monday greeting, Viktor Orban reminisced about the Easter of two years ago, adding that now is the time for work....

World 27.03.21 | 10:41

Orban: We have one key topic, and that’s vaccine procurement

We have one topic, one topic that is really important, and that’s vaccines and vaccine procurement, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said ahead of the upcoming EU summit to begin on Thursday, the V4 news agency reported. Brussels has undertaken the task of procuring vaccines for the member states. If...

News 05.03.21 | 22:47

Covid hospitalizations could reach 15,000-20,000, Orban says

Prime Minister Viktor Orbаn said the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients in Hungary could reach 15,000-20,000 in a weekly interview on public radio on Friday, according to a report by state news wire MTI. After an early morning meeting of the Operative Corps, the body coordinating Hungary’s...

World 04.03.21 | 18:02

Orban: Long live the democratic right

“Fidesz has left the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament. It has refused to accept that the rights of Members of the European Parliament – and thus the rights of Hungarian voters – be restricted by an amendment of the Group’s statutes,” Hungarian...

World 28.02.21 | 14:28

V4: Orban took the Chinese vaccine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban took the coronavirus vaccine today. He opted for the Chinese produced Sinopharm vaccine, and shared the picture on his Facebook account to encourage other Hungarians to take the vaccine. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=275163773961835&t=67 Hungary is actively...

World 26.02.21 | 12:03

Orban: We do not believe in a post-Christian, post-national Europe

We do not believe in a post-national, post-Christian Europe, said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in an interview. The leader of the V4 group of nations insisted that immigrants who are allowed into Hungary need to be aware that they are entering a country based on Judeo-Christian values and need...

World 23.02.21 | 13:07

Orban: There are no Eastern and Western vaccines, just good or bad ones

The duty of all countries is to provide as many coronavirus vaccines as possible, regardless of their origin, said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. “There are no Eastern or Western vaccines, just good or bad vaccines”, he added. Hungary has signed contracts with Chinese and Russian...

World 18.02.21 | 20:27

Orban: staying united is key to V4 success

If the V4 bloc wants to achieve results in the next 30 years its members must stay united, because that’s the key to their success, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said at the Visegrad Group Summit held in Krakow on Wednesday, the V4 news agency reported. The prime ministers of the Visegrad countries...

World 10.02.21 | 12:48

V4: Orban grateful to China for the major infrastructure investments and the help with coronavirus vaccines

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday addressed the ninth China-Central and Eastern Europe summit, announcing major Chinese investments in Hungary and large quantities of coronavirus vaccines, Hungary Today reported. Orban thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for convening the meeting amid...

World 05.02.21 | 16:49

V4: Brussels’ vaccine procurement is sluggish, Orban says

The key for Brussels bureaucrats was to procure vaccines cheaper. For us, however, although money is not an insignificant issue, it only comes second when our lives are at stake, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Hungary’s public radio in an interview, the V4 news agency reported. Based...

World 30.01.21 | 11:17

V4: We must make level-headed decisions, Orban says

When everyone is overwhelmed with intense feelings, decision-makers need to remain calm, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public radio in his Friday morning interview. Decision-makers had to agree with epidemiologists when they decided that restrictive measures would remain in force for another...

Macedonia 18.01.21 | 19:52

Mickoski and Orban discussed Macedonia’s blocked EU accession process

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that he discussed the stalled EU integration of Macedonia during his meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest. Mickoski made the trip along with VMRO Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, and also met Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. We...

World 17.01.21 | 12:41

V4: Viktor Orban congratulates new CDU leader

The president of Fidesz, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, congratulated Armin Laschet on his election as chairman of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Bertalan Havasi, the Hungarian PM’s press officer told Hungarian news agency MTI on Saturday. In his letter of congratulations...

World 31.12.20 | 11:50

Orban: Manfred Weber has joined the elite club of the left

EPP party official Manfred Weber has joined the elite club of the left, where the political right only has extremes and the political left only has a center, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban wrote on Wednesday, responding to the EP group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP). The Prime Minister’s...

World 20.12.20 | 11:39

V4: Orban announces further economic protection measures

In a video posted on social media on Saturday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced the supplementation of the economic protection plan to mitigate the effects of the epidemic, the V4 news agency reported. The second wave of the epidemic is producing record high numbers throughout Europe....

World 10.12.20 | 23:16

EU leaders reach agreement on their stalled budget

European leaders reached agreement on the seven year budget that was held back by countries who insisted to use it as pressure tool against Poland and Hungary and their conservative leaderships.  Agreement on the nearly two trillion EUR budget was announced by the German presidency, and it’s widely...

World 08.11.20 | 14:55

Orban congratulates Biden

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban congratulated Joe Biden on being the projected winner of the US presidential elections.  Orban joined other European leaders in congratulating Biden, after having good cooperation with Donald Trump. Please allow me to congratulate you on your successful campaign....

World 29.10.20 | 23:10

Trump – Orban cooperation elevated relations between Hungary and the US

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban came out with a rare endorsement of US President Donald Trump who faces a re-election battle next week. During a ceremony on which he awarded US Ambassador to Hungary David Cornstein with a medal, Orban said that he is hoping for Trump’s re-election, and also...

World 14.10.20 | 18:57

Orban: Central Europe gains in importance, as the nexus of economic activity moves eastwards

The nexus of economic activity in Europe is moving east, toward Central Europe, said Hungarian Prime Minister viktor Orban during his visit to Slovenia today. Orban and his host, Prime Minister Janez Jansa, opened the new powerline connecting the two countries after decades of stalled work. It takes...

World 12.10.20 | 10:42

V4: Orban preserves two-thirds majority in Parliament as his candidate defeats her anti-Semitic challenger

The Hungarian ruling conservative Fidezs party preserved its two thirds majority in Parliament after its candidate won a by-election. Fidesz candidate Zsofia Koncz won the election in north-eastern Hungary for her late father’s seat, against Laszlo Biro, who received the backing of both leftist...

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