Tag: v4
World 21.07.21 | 13:30

Budapest to Vienna and Warsaw in high speed trains running up to 300 kilometers per hour

The preparational works for the construction of the Budapest-Warsaw section can continue, Daily News Hungary reports. A high-speed railway will be built to bring the capital of Slovakia, Austria, and Poland a little bit closer by making it possible to reach these cities very fast. The Hungarian Ministry...

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 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 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 05.05.21 | 10:34

V4: European Commissioner seems entangled in dubious affairs

The V4 news agency continues its extensive reporting on EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and her apparent conflicts of interest.  There are still many unanswered questions in the scandal involving Stella Kyriakides, the EU’s Health Commissioner. Last week, it was revealed that, according...

World 27.04.21 | 16:50

V4 countries stand by Czech Republic

The V4 countries’ prime ministers – Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban, Andrej Babis of the Czech Republic and Eduard Heger of Slovakia – met via video conference. In a joint statement issued by the Visegrad countries after the meeting, they expressed solidarity...

World 23.04.21 | 09:12

V4: Hungary vaccinated 3,5 million citizens

Three and a half million Hungarians have been vaccinated, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban annunced today, the V4 news agency reported. We are restarting Hungary! the Prime Minister said on his social media accounts. The country leads Europe in terms of vaccinations and was open to various sources...

World 19.04.21 | 10:13

V4: Judge in Matteo Salvini’s hearing is infamous for questionable verdict

The judge deciding in the hearing of Matteo Salvini had previously handed down a remarkably mild verdict in the case of a woman spreading terrorist propaganda, the V4 news agency reported. Matteo Salvini is standing trial for denying docking to the NGO-operated Open Arms ship, with 147 migrants on board,...

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 07.04.21 | 09:19

V4: Vaccination Goal Reached, Hungary Begins Reopening

The number of people vaccinated with the first jab has reached 2.5 million, Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced, indicating that Hungary will begin reopening on Wednesday. Among the first measures will be the shortening of the current curfew and the reopening of shops and services, Hungary Today...

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 01.04.21 | 17:42

V4: Was Stella Kyriakides aware that she signed a bad deal?

The European Union has concluded a worse contract with AstraZeneca than Britain, as stated by both the UK’s health minister and AstraZeneca’s CEO in the past few weeks. V4NA sent a written inquiry to EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and European Commission (EC) President Ursula von...

World 30.03.21 | 19:26

V4: When will EU Health Commissioner resign because of the unfavourable vaccine contracts?

The V4 news agency reports on the issue of whether EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides signed a contract with AstraZeneca on worse terms than the agreement signed by the UK on purpose or out of ignorance. The UK has a better contract with AstraZeneca to provide vaccines than the European Union, British...

World 26.03.21 | 10:56

Vaccine-Gate: Brussels responds with arrogance to critical media

The European Commission keeps providing the same blanket answer to try and shirk responsibility for the scandal surrounding the vaccine procurement contracts. Brussels is not afraid to silence journalists, either, the V4 news agency reports. V4NA has tried several times before to get answers as to why...

World 19.03.21 | 20:25

V4: European Public Prosecutor’s Office is still not operational despite taking tens of millions in taxpayers’ money

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office was allocated tens of millions of euros in financing by this year’s EU budget. However, V4NA has learnt that the office is not even operational. On Wednesday, V4NA sent a written inquiry to the European Public Prosecutors Office (EPPO). We wanted to...

World 17.03.21 | 17:26

V4: European Medicines Agency shifts responsibility to member states

It is the prerogative of member states to make national-level decisions concerning vaccines, the head of the European Medicines Agency has said, the V4 news agency reported “The decisions taken on a national level are being taken in the context of the information that is available on the national...

News 17.03.21 | 10:50

EMA chief ignores V4NA questions

Recently, many questions have emerged in connection with Brussels’ vaccine contracts and, in the past few days, many EU countries have stopped using AstraZeneca’s jab in their vaccination campaigns. V4NA has sent a written inquiry to the European Medicines Agency with regard to the vaccines....

World 16.03.21 | 22:57

V4: Brussels may face ‘Vaccinegate’

There are a growing number of questions with regard to the EU’s joint vaccine procurement. Last week it emerged that the vaccine distribution is not based on a pro-rata population key. V4NA tried to find out who – and serving what interests – has exerted political pressure on behalf...

World 08.03.21 | 10:22

V4: European countries tread their own paths in vaccine procurement

As vaccine procurement coordinated by the EU is still slow, member states have decided to map their own procurement options with many turning towards the Chinese and Russian vaccines, the V4 news agency reports. In the EU Hungary was the first to announce that it wants to procure Chinese and Russian...

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