Tag: orban
World 11.10.19 | 23:10

Macron meets Orban to discuss the latest European Commission crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Hungarian Prime Minsiter Viktor Orban today about the political crisis developing in the EU after his candidate for EU Commissioner Sylvie Goulard was rejected by the European Parliament. Orban earlier had the same issue with the Parliament, and the two leaders...

World 29.09.19 | 19:47

V4: Viktor Orban re-elected as leader of the Fidesz party

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was re-elected as leader of the conservative Fidesz party. Speaking at the Fidesz congress, Orban said that Hungary has no intention of leaving the European Union, but will work to find a compromise between the eastern and western EU members for the future direction...

Balkans 27.09.19 | 11:25

Orban says that Trocsanyi’s sin was in that he helped stop the flow of migrants into Europe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that the rejection of the candidacy of Laszlo Trocsanyi to be the next EU Enlargement Commissioner by the European Parliament was caused by his work to stop the flow of migrants into Europe. Trocsanyi, the former Hungarian Justice Minister, was voted down by...

Macedonia 14.09.19 | 12:25

“Macedonia never had a friend like the proposed enlargement commissioner”

My meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest in late July was with the goal to lobby for Macedonia to be allowed to open EU accession talks, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski. He told Alsat TV that despite the negative propaganda coming from pro-Government circles over...

Macedonia 13.09.19 | 11:01

Despite the corruption scandal, VMRO will ask EPP parties not to punish the Macedonian citizens

With the collapse of the judiciary, under the weight of a major corruption and abuse of office scandal in the most sensitive judicial institutions, Macedonia is having its case for opening EU accession talks rapidly deteriorate, just as the October European Council draws closer. VMRO-DPMNE President...

World 05.09.19 | 21:35

Orban: If a nation vanishes, something irreplaceable will be lost from the world

Hungarian Prime Minister viktor Orban declared that for the survival of a nation, it is fundamentally important to understand and pass appropriate family policies, in his remarks at the 3rd Demographic Summit in Budapest. A family support system shall be introduced which guarantees that the life standards...

World 02.08.19 | 22:56

Visegrad countries expect to see better days in Brussels

Daniel Deak, analyst for the 21st Century Institute, told Hungarian public service television that Hungary and the Visegrad countries can expect a dramatic change in Brussels politics, as Hungarian premier Viktor Orban and new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s Brussels meeting had positive...

World 01.08.19 | 21:11

Orban on Von der Leyen: We share same thoughts on several issues

It was a good call to keep the “ideological guerrillas away” and elect leaders with pragmatic instincts, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Hungary’s state broadcaster after meeting Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels on Thursday. On the new EC president, Orban said “we made...

Macedonia 01.08.19 | 12:58

Zaev’s honeymoon with Brussels may be at an end

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at a time when his conservative wing in the European People’s Party scored a major coup that influenced the outcome of the high level EU negotiations. Only months ago, Orban faced pressures from the centrist...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 22:43

During a meeting with Orban, Mickoski warns that the unresolved criminal scandals endanger Macedonia’s European path

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski discussed the political situation in Macedonia with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest today, saying that the country’s European perspective is being endangered by the Zaev Government. Mickoski was welcomed by Orban in his Carmelite Monastery...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 21:31

VMRO leader Hristijan Mickoski meets Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest today. Mickoski and Orban discussed the political situation in Macedonia, as well as joint steps in the European People’s Party, as it elects its new leadership. Mickoski was welcomed with high honors....

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 14:14

Mickoski travels to Vienna and Budapest, will discuss EPP matters with Prime Minister Orban

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski is on a visit to Vienna and Budapest, where he will meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The meeting will cover issues related to the current political and economic situation in the Republic of Macedonia, our cooperation as sister parties for the forthcoming...

World 27.07.19 | 20:49

Orban: EU made serious mistakes with regard to migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that the European Union made serious mistakes in the past five years, including the mistaken policies on migration which led to the major 2015 – 2016 crisis. Over the last five years, the EU has made serious mistakes: one mistake is related to migration....

World 27.05.19 | 11:24

Following his comfortable win, Orban wants to re-energize the European right

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban celebrated his win in the European elections on Sunday by declaring that he proved his own people are closer to him than the migrants. Orban called on the center right EPP party to make sure it avoids coalitions with left wing radicals as it sets out to form the...

World 26.05.19 | 21:56

Dominant win in Hungary gives Orban greater clout in coming EPP talks

Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party won 55 percent of the vote in the European elections held in Hungary. This guarantees 14 seats in the European Parliament for Fidesz, out of the 21 in total for Hungary. Turnout in Hungary grew by 11 percent to 30.5 percent, which further confirms Orban’s domination...

Macedonia 14.05.19 | 21:12

Orban, after his meeting with Trump: The US have a strong leader again

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke with the V4N4 news agency following his meeting with American President Donal Trump, and welcomed the fact that the United States again have a strong leader in charge. The meeting caused a lot of anguish among the shared political opponents of the two conservative...

World 13.05.19 | 12:45

Trump, Orban set to meet in the White House

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is set to meet with US President Donald Trump in the White House today, in a meeting of two of the most influential right wing leaders in Europe and America. Orban enthusiastically endorsed Trump in 2016 and predicted his unlikely win, much in the way that he helped...

World 12.05.19 | 15:44

Orban heads to D.C. for a historic meeting with Trump

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets with US President Donald Trump in the White House tomorrow, in a highly anticipated meeting of two like minded leaders of the Euro-Atlantic right. Recognizing the longstanding ties between the United States and Hungary, the President and the Prime Minister...

World 07.05.19 | 22:32

Orban withdraws his support for Manfred Weber

With only weeks to go before the European Parliament elections, the Hungarian ruling Fidesz party announced it will not support Manfred Weber for European Commission President, even though he is the candidate of the EPP center right party where Fidesz belongs. The announcement came after Weber, who is...

World 06.05.19 | 13:19

Szijjarto: Orban and Trump will use DC meeting to coordinate on their migrant policies

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced that the coming visit of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Washington will include coordination with US President Donald Trump on global migration issues. Both Trump and Orban have pushed strongly to reduce illegal migration in the US and the...

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