Tag: orban
World 16.02.20 | 22:03

Orban: Hungary doesn’t have to be liked by the tired Brussels elites

Hungary has learnt that it doesn’t have to be liked by the tired Brussels elites, said Hungarian Prime MInister Viktor Orban in his state of the nation speech. Orban called for a return to national sovereignty across Europe, as a counter-weight to the concentration of power in Brussels. In the...

World 14.02.20 | 15:28

Hungary promotes family friendly policies in an attempt to increase the birth rate

Hungary will allow families with two or more children to receive subsidies to buy homes and cars, while women with more than four children will be exempt from paying tax. Hungarians have worked hard to achieve the current levels of economic growth, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in defense of the pro-family...

Balkans 14.02.20 | 11:45

V4: Viktor Orban warns that migration pressure may increase on Hungary’s southern border

Migratory pressure on Hungary’s southern border is expected to increase as the weather improves and more and more migrants set out, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday at the crossing point of Roszke on the Hungary-Serbia border, where he inspected the border barrier with Slovakia’s...

World 06.02.20 | 12:26

V4: Economic success is a prerequisite to conservative politics, Orban says

During a panel discussion at the National Conservatism Conference organised by the Edmund Burke Foundation in Rome on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban described economic success as a prerequisite to conservative politics. The Hungarian premier travelled to Italy on Monday where he met Lega chief...

World 02.02.20 | 13:23

V4: Positions on EU budget far apart, Orban says

The member states’ views regarding the European Union’s new multi-annual budget are still far apart, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after the head-of-government-level meeting of the Friends of Cohesion group in the Portugese city of Beja on Saturday, the V4 news agency...

Balkans 31.01.20 | 14:57

Orban blames Soros for the attempt to push migrants through the Hungarian border

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban accused the left wing US billionaire George Soros of funding the movement of migrants through the Balkans, after the Hungarian border was stormed on Tuesday. About 60 illegals tried to enter Hungary near the Roszke border crossing, but were quickly apprehended. This...

World 24.01.20 | 11:15

V4: Orban opens door for cooperation with moderate Islamic parties

Christian Democratic parties have a good chance for cooperation with moderate Islamic parties because they have one thing in common: they both insist on retaining their own identities, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a board meeting of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI) comprising...

World 17.01.20 | 17:16

V4: The EPP situation will have to be resolved, Orban says

Many European People’s Party (EPP) members betrayed Hungary during the EP vote on Thursday. “We were an inch away from quitting” the EPP, Viktor Orban said in his regular Friday radio interview. He emphasized that if the EPP does not stick up for Hungary, “we have to start a new...

World 21.12.19 | 11:20

Hungary takes over six private fertility clinics, will have them offer free treatment to the public

The Hungarian Government announced it is taking over the six private fertility clinics and will boost their funding to make sure the largest possible number of couples have access to treatment there. The Viktor Orban Government is strongly focused on improving Hungary’s demographics and is offering...

World 16.12.19 | 14:14

V4: As he commemorates the Timisoara uprising, Orban says that Central Europe can become one of the most successful regions of the world

Speaking in the Romanian city of Timisoara, at the anniversary of the protests which helped bring down the Ceaucescu regime, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban outlined his goal to turn Central Europe into one of the world’s most successful and competitive regions, where cities are connected...

World 12.12.19 | 21:57

Orban: We cannot allow poor countries to bear the costs of climate change

During negotiations on the fight against climate change, the battle – from a Central European and Hungarian standpoint – will be about “not allowing Brussels bureaucrats to have poor people and poor countries to pay for the costs of combating climate change,” said Hungarian Prime...

World 05.12.19 | 13:27

Orban satisfied that NATO acknowledges mass migration as a security challenge

After the NATO Summit in London on Wednesday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that he is satisfied that NATO acknowledged for the first time that mass migration from the south poses a security challenge and that the alliance should address this issue. Viktor Orban said that it has always...

World 25.11.19 | 22:42

V4: George Soros attempted to meddle in EU affairs through Angela Merkel

In early November, billionaire George Soros placed a phone call to the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) director Daniela Schwarzer, asking her to intervene with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to prevent Hungary’s Commissioner-designate from receiving the new European Commission’s...

World 22.11.19 | 15:05

Viktor Orban: George Soros personally intervened to prevent Hungarian commissioner’s appointment

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that gaining the European Commission’s enlargement and neighbourhood portfolio is Hungary’s greatest diplomatic success of the last ten years. In an interview with the public Kossuth radio Orban said he cannot recall that Hungary had ever managed...

Balkans 07.11.19 | 14:50

V4: Erdogan arrives in Budapest for a meeting with Viktor Orban

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the second major world leader to visit Budapest for meetings with Prime Minister Viktor Orban in only 8 days, after the visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan was welcomed by his counterpart, Hungarian President Janos Ader, and will meet Orban later...

News Macedonia 05.11.19 | 18:45

V4 leaders disappointed that Macedonia and Albania were blocked from opening EU accession talks

The prime ministers of the V4 countries expressed their commitment to the further enlargement of the European Union, and condemned the postponing of the accession negotiations with the Western Balkan states as a wrong decision by the European Council, the V4 news agency reported. We are all disappointed...

World 25.10.19 | 22:40

V4: Orban calls on the EU to help Turkey provide for the return of migrants to Syria

Hungary’s interest is for Turkey to let migrants go to Syria and not Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. Regarding Brexit, Orban emphasized that the primary concern for Hungary’s government is to ensure that the interests of Hungarian employees are not harmed, the V4 news...

World 24.10.19 | 17:02

Viktor Orban on the 1956 revolution: We wanted a free and independent Hungary in a Europe of nations

Neither Europe nor Hungary can survive if it turns against itself and goes against everything vital, including its past and ancestors, if it breaks with the lifestyle based on the triple foundation of liberty, independence and Christian brotherhood which made Europe and Hungary in it the most successful...

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...

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