Tag: orban
World 29.10.22 | 11:52

Orban: Europe fell into the sanctions hole it dug for Russia

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned that the European Union has fallen into its own trap when it imposed sanctions on Russia. He cited the spiking costs of energy and the lack of raw materials that European industry and households are now facing. The sanctions have not worked as Brussels expected...

World 21.05.22 | 15:57

Orban and Vucic meet to prepare for the coming winter crisis

The leaders of Hungary and Serbia, Viktor Orban and Aleksandar Vucic, met in Novi Sad to discuss preparations for the coming winter, which both said will be among the most difficult in memory. Vucic said that Orban agreed to share some of their excess energy storage facilities to keep the reserves Serbia...

World 18.05.22 | 22:32

PM Orban receives further congratulations

Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) and the Holy Sites of Israel, have recently sent a congratulatory letter to Hungary’s prime minister, who is to form his fourth consecutive government and the fifth overall in the V4...

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 10.05.22 | 20:49

Katalin Novak, the first female President of Hungary, assumed office today

Katalin Novak assumed office today as the first woman President of Hungary. She was elected as candidate of the ruling conservative Fidesz party, which also appointed her as Minister of Family Affairs. Good luck Madam President, wished her Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Novak will have a formal inauguration...

World 10.05.22 | 11:46

EU and Hungary make progress in talks on Russian oil sanctions

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that she made progress while discussing the issue of Russian oil sanctions with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest. Hungary resists imposing full oil sanctions on Russia citing the damage its economy will suffer, especially at a time...

World 07.05.22 | 23:32

Orban calls for immediate ceasefire and peace talks in Ukraine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called for an immediate ceasefire and peace negotiations in Ukraine. Orban said that Hungary will not take a side in the conflict, and is on the side of peace. Every country has its own historical experience. This right here is a war. We have experience in war, therefore...

World 07.05.22 | 14:56

PM Orban: Brussels’ oil embargo plan tantamount to a nuclear bomb

The EU’s proposal to impose a complete Russian oil embargo is unacceptable, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban told public radio on Friday, adding that it would be tantamount to dropping an atomic bomb on Hungary’s economy, the V4 news agency reported. Hungary’s prime minister emphasized that the...

Macedonia 07.05.22 | 11:26

Nikoloski: Macedonia has a lot to gain from Viktor Orban’s friendship

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski spoke about the cooperation with Hungary and the Government of Viktor Orban, which has been a strong supporter of Macedonia over years. During a 360 interview, the reporter raised allegations against the EU Enlargement Commissioner, Hungarian Oliver Varhelyi,...

World 07.04.22 | 19:42

PM Orban: We believe in nation-states and their renaissance throughout Europe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban held an international press conference from 2 pm on Wednesday. It was the premier’s first press appearance after the Fidesz-KDNP party alliance he leads won a two-thirds majority in the parliamentary elections on 3 April, the V4 news agency reported. Evaluating...

Macedonia 07.04.22 | 16:53

Kovacevski won’t congratulate Orban on his re-election

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski will not congratulate to Viktor Orban on his re-election as Prime Minister of Hungary. Republika asked Kovacevski’s office whether he sent a message to congratulate to Orban, or maybe asked for a phone call. Diplomatic protocol is to congratulate when the newly...

World 05.04.22 | 13:07

Orban expressed his gratitude to the Hungarians and sent a message to Brussels

After his large victory in the general elections, Viktor Orban expressd gratitude to the Hungarians, the voters and his supporters, and sent a message to Brussels. We won a great victory. So great, that it can be seen from the Moon, and certainly from Brussels, he said. EU officials have dogged Hungary...

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 | 18:50

Polls show Fidesz ahed in Hungarian general elections

As polling places close in the Hungarian general elections, polls showed that the conservative Fidesz party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban stands to win solid majority over the coalition of left, right, far left and far right parties that challenged him. The Perspective agency poll showed that Fidesz...

World 31.03.22 | 21:18

Orban: There are two strategic groups in NATO, and our majority position is that NATO will not take part in the military conflict

What is at stake now in the elections is not whether Hungary “should go forward or backward,” but peace or war, prime minister Viktor Orban spoke about this in an interview published on the Internet portal Origo on Thursday. The Prime Minister said the Hungarian Left poses a serious threat to peace,...

World 24.03.22 | 19:22

Orban: We must stand our ground in Brussels in the next two days

We must protect Hungary’s national interests and we must stand our ground in the next two days in Brussels, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said in a video message sent to Hungary’s state news agency (MTI). We must avoid being dragged into a military conflict, Hungary’s prime minister said, adding...

Balkans 19.03.22 | 18:16

Vucic and Orban were among the first passengers on the Chinese funded high speed rail link between Belgrade and Novi Sad

The first train crossed along the new Belgrade – Novi Sad high speed railroad today, in just a little over an hour. The new railroad is part of a major project to build a high speed rail link between Hungary and Serbia, and further south deeper into the Balkans. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic...

World 10.03.22 | 13:42

Orban meets with EU prime ministers and EC president to discuss the war in Ukraine

Ahead of the extraordinary EU summit in France on Thursday, the Hungarian prime minister held a preparatory video conference with European Council President Charles Michel, and the prime ministers of Slovakia, Ireland and Spain, Bertalan Havasi, head of the Prime Minister’s Press Office, told Hungary’s...

World 09.03.22 | 10:41

Hungary will face disproportionate costs from a ban on Russian energy, Prime Minister Orban says

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that the country can’t agree to sanctions of Russian oil and gas. We condemn the Russian armed invasion. But we can’t allow Hungarian families to be forced to pay the price of war. Sanctions on Russia can’t extend to the oil and gas sector,...

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