Tag: orban
World 24.07.21 | 10:15

Orban says he won’t give up on the minor protection law regardless of the threats and blackmails

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed not to give up over the law that will prevent spreading pornographic materials in schools without parental consent. They will blackmail and they will threaten us, they will launch all sorts of procedures, they will postpone transfers, but we can’t give...

World 16.07.21 | 10:01

Hungary will begin issuing a third booster shot, Orban says

Starting in August, Hungary will begin issuing third booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine, and will make it mandatory for healthcare workers, said Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Hungary leads the EU in vaccinations, thanks to its openness to various sources of the vaccine, and is now among the first...

World 09.07.21 | 19:35

Orban: Europe is fortunate to be led by Jansa as divisions grow between the member states

During the meeting of the Visegrad Group in Ljubljana, convened by Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban said that Europe is fortunate to be led by Jansa. Slovenia, which is exceptionally close to the V4, holds the rotating Presidency of the European Council for...

World 08.07.21 | 21:43

Orban: Hungary will not allow LGBT activists in our kindergartens and schools

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban reiterated that he will not allow LGBT activists to enter kindergartens and public schools, despite pressure from the European Union. EU officials are pressuring Hungary after it adopted a law that allows parents to determine what kind of sexual education their children...

World 07.07.21 | 22:05

Orban rejects Von der Leyen’s threat

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban promptly responded to the threat from EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, over the sexual education law. Orban’s office said that the attempts by the European Union to get Hungary to revoke the law will be in vain. “The law will continue to...

World 05.07.21 | 22:42

Jansa warns of EU collapse if it continues to impose “imaginary values” on member states

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, whose country holds the rotating Presidency of the European Council, warned that imposing imaginary European values and violating local traditions is the fastest way to collapse up the Union. The European Union brings together countries with different traditions,...

World 01.07.21 | 15:22

In ads published across Europe, Orban warns of the danger of creating a “European Empire”

In a paid ad published in European newspapers, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban details his views on the European Union. In seven points, Orban warns that the European Union is building a “supra-state” or a “European Empire”, which Hungary opposes. He calls that the goal...

World 24.06.21 | 09:08

Orban: Sexual education of children is a task for the parents

Children’s sexual education is up to their parents, but the fight against paedophilia is the duty of the state, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban told the German Press Agency (dpa) on Wednesday. Hungary is facing pressure from left wing politicians in Germany and other countries, over its law meant to...

World 19.06.21 | 14:04

Orban: Hungary is paying a high price for going against the dominant European thinking on migration and on other issues

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned that Hungary is paying a high price for “swimming against the dominant European political current” on the issue of migration. Orban said that the movement of migrants into Europe is organized and not a spontaneous event. When you see tens of thousands...

World 10.06.21 | 17:03

V4: Orban calls on Europe to prepare for a decade of epidemics and mass migration

Over the past 15 years, Europe has had to grapple with three severe crises: the 2008 economic crisis, the 2015 migration crisis and the current coronavirus crisis. Hungary’s government aims to draw the lessons of these crises, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban told a press briefing, adding that Hungary...

World 09.06.21 | 18:49

Orban: Hungary supports Albania’s EU membership

Hungary is fully committed to supporting Albania’s European Union accession at the earliest possible time, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in Budapest on Tuesday, after talks with PM Edi Rama, his Albanian counterpart, the V4 news agency reported. Albania is in a de-facto group with Macedonia, as...

World 08.06.21 | 17:10

Orban dismisses criticism from Heiko Maas – the German left is attacking Hungary again

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissed criticism from German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who called for EU member states to be stripped of their veto rights in foreign policy decisions. Maas claimed outrage at Hungary’s reluctance to join in a resolution condemning China. The European...

World 27.05.21 | 16:52

V4: Orban in talks with Spanish right-wing VOX party leader

Santiago Abascal, the leader and MP of the Spanish VOX party, paid a visit to Hungary and was also received by Hungarian PM Viktor Orban in Budapest on Thursday morning, PM Orban’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi, the V4 news agency reported. Border protection, family policy, Christian culture –...

World 26.05.21 | 18:42

Orban: Climate protection important, but large polluters should pay the price

In a video published on his social media accounts, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban provided details on the EU summit in Brussels, noting that the EU heads of state and government have discussed three important issues, including climate change where opinions were divided, the V4 news agency reported. Regarding...

World 21.05.21 | 14:48

Hungary ends most restrictions as the number of vaccinated citizens reaches 5 million

Hungary announced that it is ending all restrictions, including the curfew and masking in public spaces, as the number of vaccinated citizens reached five million. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sourced both wester and eastern vaccines from the start of the year, and now Hungary leads the European...

World 20.05.21 | 12:29

V4: Orban tells Dzurinda that the EU still doesn’t treat central European countries equally

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban issued a response to former Slovak Prime Miniter Mikulas Dzurinda, after the two collided on the role the Visegrad countries should play in the future of Europe. Orban tells Dzurinda that the V4 countries are not treated as equal partners in the EU, and insists...

World 16.05.21 | 12:57

Orban: Starting Monday Hungarians living anywhere in the world can register for vaccination

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that Hungarian nationals living outside the country will be eligible to register and be inoculated with the coronavirus jab in Hungary as of Monday, the V4 news agency reported. He also shared a video post of the news on social media. We are currently at the...

World 16.04.21 | 17:39

V4: The left cannot overcome its hunger for power, and now it engages in vaccine skepticism, Orban says

The Hungarian political left cannot overcome its hunger for power and is behaving in a way that is unparalleled anywhere else in Europe, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a MR1 public radio interview referring to the anti-vaccination rhetoric of opposition leftist parties. As Hungary begins...

World 15.04.21 | 17:27

Orban: We’re making the best and fastest progress in vaccination in Europe

“Once we have inoculated 3.5 million people, we will get a part of our old life back,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. As the number of those inoculated has reached 3 million, and the premier thanked everyone who is contributing to Hungary’s vaccination drive, the V4 news...

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....

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