Tag: v4
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...

News 05.03.21 | 22:47

Covid hospitalizations could reach 15,000-20,000, Orban says

Prime Minister Viktor Orbаn said the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients in Hungary could reach 15,000-20,000 in a weekly interview on public radio on Friday, according to a report by state news wire MTI. After an early morning meeting of the Operative Corps, the body coordinating Hungary’s...

World 04.03.21 | 18:02

Orban: Long live the democratic right

“Fidesz has left the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament. It has refused to accept that the rights of Members of the European Parliament – and thus the rights of Hungarian voters – be restricted by an amendment of the Group’s statutes,” Hungarian...

Balkans 25.02.21 | 10:13

V4: Left could hinder Serbia’s accession talks

The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) adopted the 2019 and 2020 reports on Serbia at its session on Wednesday. The report was awaited with heightened interest, because the European Parliament last approved a document on the Western Balkan country in 2018. Unfortunately,...

World 18.02.21 | 20:27

Orban: staying united is key to V4 success

If the V4 bloc wants to achieve results in the next 30 years its members must stay united, because that’s the key to their success, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said at the Visegrad Group Summit held in Krakow on Wednesday, the V4 news agency reported. The prime ministers of the Visegrad countries...

World 08.02.21 | 09:57

V4: Austrian chancellor willing to take the Russian vaccine

Austria is ready to support and manufacture the Russian vaccine. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz stressed that the aim was to have as many safe vaccines and as quickly as possible, regardless of the source manufacturer, the V4 news agency reported. Once the eastern vaccines receive licensing, Austria will...

World 05.02.21 | 16:49

V4: Brussels’ vaccine procurement is sluggish, Orban says

The key for Brussels bureaucrats was to procure vaccines cheaper. For us, however, although money is not an insignificant issue, it only comes second when our lives are at stake, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Hungary’s public radio in an interview, the V4 news agency reported. Based...

World 30.01.21 | 11:17

V4: We must make level-headed decisions, Orban says

When everyone is overwhelmed with intense feelings, decision-makers need to remain calm, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public radio in his Friday morning interview. Decision-makers had to agree with epidemiologists when they decided that restrictive measures would remain in force for another...

World 26.01.21 | 10:14

V4: Brussels is secretive about vaccine procurement contracts

“The EU intends to enforce the contracts signed by the pharmaceutical industry,” the European Council President said on Sunday, reacting to the delays announced by several manufacturers in the delivery of contracted coronavirus vaccines. The V4 news agency has repeatedly contacted the European...

Macedonia 22.01.21 | 15:31

Mickoski: We have friends who are eager to help

Macedonia has friends who support our progress, our stability and our future, but ultimately it is up to us to fight for it, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski after his regional tour. Mickoski met with Prime Ministers Orban, Jansa and Plenkovic during his visit to Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia,...

World 19.01.21 | 17:15

V4: George Soros builds a global media empire – Part 1

The foundation run by US stock market speculator George Soros is not only involved in the financing of human rights and pro-migration organisations, as it also supports a sizable array of media outlets all across the globe, the V4 news agency reports. George Soros realised many years ago that he would...

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