Tag: v4
World 18.08.20 | 09:39

V4: EU member states call for common position on Belarus

Members of the European Council are to hold a video conference to discuss the elections in Belarus. Last week, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on EU leaders, stressing the need for joint action and stating that “we must show solidarity and support Belarusians in their pursuit of freedom.”...

World 13.08.20 | 11:23

V4: Rule of law has no uniform definition in Europe

On Monday Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban gave an account on the fulfilment of his parliamentary mandate, received for the European Council summit. In his letter to the House Speaker, Mr Orban stressed that he had received a promise that Germany would make efforts to bring the Article 7 procedure...

World 12.08.20 | 10:58

Trump to send staunchly anti-immigration ambassador to Berlin

The happiness of German mainstream politicians over the departure of US Ambassador Richard Grenell may soon be spoiled, the V4 news agency reports. President Trump’s new nominee is Douglas Macgregor, a retired colonel of the US army, who may reinforce a narrative Germans are unaccustomed to. A...

World 05.08.20 | 19:12

V4 to help rescue operations in Lebanon with medicine and specialists

On Tuesday evening the premiers and ministers of the Visegrad countries expressed their condolences to the Lebanese people and offered to send medical aid and rescue teams with dogs to help those injured in a recent blast in Lebanon. Russia is to set up a mobile hospital in Beirut, Russia’s Ministry...

World 30.07.20 | 12:57

Google declares war on right-wing content

Google, one of the world’s largest tech companies, seems determined to prevent US President Donald Trump from being re-elected at the end of this year. Recent data shows that the search giant is manipulating the search visibility of the conservative American news site Breitbart, the V4 news agency...

World 29.07.20 | 11:15

V4: Hungarian media entrepreneur adds 100 million EUR to his wealth

Although many say that opposition press has ceased to exist in Hungary, one of the largest opposition media moguls has added tens of billions to his assets in the past ten years. Compared to 2010, his wealth has grown sevenfold, the V4 news agency reported. The Brussels news outlet Politico interviewed...

World 27.07.20 | 11:11

V4: Polish justice minister urges withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro urges Poland to withdraw from the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention, because he believes the treaty aimed at preventing violence against women supports gender ideology on the pretext of protecting women, the V4 news agency reported citing Polish media outlets. Ziobro...

World 17.07.20 | 11:10

Yad Vashem Institute condemns praising of Hitler by Hungarian politician

It is “absolutely wrong to praise or glorify” the deeds of Adolf Hitler, a senior historian at the Yad Vashem International Institute told V4NA. He responded to a recent incident involving a Hungarian politician, who said at the time Adolf Hitler deserved to be selected Time’s Person...

World 14.07.20 | 14:56

V4: Orban meets Portuguese PM Costa to discuss the EU budget

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban met with the Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa to discuss their positions on the burning issue of the EU budget, and the coronavirus relief package. Portugália miniszterelnökével, az uniós költségvetési tárgyalás előtt // Meeting with...

World 10.07.20 | 19:28

V4: Poll shows Orban’s Fidesz party with a comfortable lead of over 50 percent in Hungary

Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance would end up with 51 percent of the vote if an election were held this weekend, assuming the opposition parties ran their own individual candidate lists, pollster Nézőpont said on Thursday. If the opposition parties ran candidates on a joint list,...

World 08.07.20 | 19:54

Orban: Don’t try to tell us how to live our lives

Europe is moving from crisis to crisis: first came the financial crisis, then the migration crisis, and now we are faced with the coronavirus crisis. In the past, the EU has always given reactive answers to the problems, but now we must try to act and think proactively, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...

World 06.07.20 | 22:37

Hungarian Parliament passes bill reintroducing 13th-month pension

the Hungarian Parliament passed a bill on Friday allowing for the reintroduction of the 13th-month pension. The benefit will be progressively reinstated over four years. According to the bill, in 2021, the first year of payment, 25% of an extra month’s pension will be added, in 2022, 50%, and in 2023,...

Economy 06.07.20 | 22:05

Hungary: New investment support scheme with grants over EUR 800,000 threshold

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó on Saturday announced the launch of an investment support program in which businesses may apply for grants over the EUR 800,000 limit stipulated in temporary European Union rules on state aid during the coronavirus crisis, according to a report...

World 06.07.20 | 19:47

US Ambassador: Orban forceful leader, not very much interested in open borders

Hungary is attracting “a great deal of attention” from global powers like the United States, China and Russia, said David Cornstein, the US ambassador to Hungary, on a radio talk show on Sunday. Speaking to billionaire John Catsimatidis on his “CATS Roundtable” New York radio show, Cornstein...

World 03.07.20 | 12:01

Soros linked prosecutor goes against couple who defended their St. Louis home from Black Lives Matter protesters

A prosecutor whose campaign was supported by leftist billionaire George Soros has announced that she will go after a couple in St. Louis who famously defended their home from Black Lives Matter protesters. The couple of lawyers, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, were filmed standing in front of their elaborate...

Balkans 30.06.20 | 13:16

V4: Hungary, Slovenia and Serbia hold a live triple summit

The leaders of Hungary, Slovenia and Serbia will hold a video conference that will be broadcast live on Facebook on July 8. Member of the European Parliament Francois – Xavier Bellamy will also participate with Viktor Orban, Janez Jansa and Aleksandar Vucic in the event named “Europe Uncensored”.

World 19.06.20 | 12:39

Orban: The events we are seeing in the West are shocking

In his Friday morning interview with Hungary’s public radio, Prime Minister Viktor Orban discussed the developments in Europe and the continued attempts to abolish national governments, the V4 news agency reported. The events unfolding in the West, which people viewed only positively some three...

World 17.06.20 | 13:44

V4: Anti-police anarchists sing from Soros’s hymn sheet

Anti-police sentiments have reached unprecedented levels in the US following George Floyd’s death. Billionaire stock exchange speculator George Soros, a palpable force behind these sentiments, appears to be mobilising significant resources to mould the US judiciary as he pleases, the V4 news agency...

World 17.06.20 | 10:26

BLM linked book bans draw a worrying similarity to the actions of the Communists and the Nazis

Prohibition of works, books, films and television series contrary to their political ideology or distortion or falsification of the past are some features that characterize the left-wing liberal BLM movement, just as they characterized the Nazis or the Soviet communists at their time, the V4 new agency...

World 16.06.20 | 19:12

V4: How the European left and their lackey media cried foul over dictatorship in Hungary

With a near-unanimous vote, the Hungarian Parliament decided to rescind the special legal order put in place in an effort to contain the coronavirus epidemic in Hungary, the V4 news agency reported. The Parliament also called on the Government to terminate the state of emergency that was declared. Ruling...

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