Tag: Viktor Orban
World 31.05.19 | 12:01

Orban: Fidesz might join new grouping in European parliament

Hungary’s Fidesz party could join a new grouping in the European parliament if staying in the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) does not line up with national interests, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. Fidesz was suspended from the EPP in March over violation of the rule of law,...

World 28.05.19 | 15:40

Viktor Orban: Hungarians have made it clear that they want change

At the European Parliament elections on Sunday, Hungarians made it clear that they want change in Brussels, Hungary’s Prime Minister told Parliament on Monday. “Hungarians want to see European leaders who wish to stop, rather than manage immigration. They want European institute leaders who respect...

World 14.05.19 | 12:12

Hungary – US ties strengthened

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said he and US President Donald Trump strengthened their two countries’ strategic ties in a number of areas in their meeting at the White House on Monday. Speaking to public media, Orbán noted that he last visited the White House 18 years ago. I felt the...

World 20.03.19 | 23:24

Orban says agreed to voluntary Fidesz suspension

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he had voluntarily agreed to pause Fidesz’ participation in the  European People’s Party (EPP). Orban said a committee of the pan-European party had agreed not to suspend Fidesz but to let it voluntarily not participate until an independent...

World 20.03.19 | 22:47

EPP suspends Orban’s Fidesz party

The European People’s Party (EPP) has voted to suspend the Fidesz party of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban. 190 EPP delegates were in favour of the suspension and only 3 delegates of the strongest European grouping that unites Christian, right-wing and conservative parties in Europe voted...

World 08.03.19 | 13:12

Orban: Fidesz may leave the EPP

The Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has said his ruling nationalist Fidesz party may drop out of the centre-right European People’s party (EPP) amid a row over his government’s anti-Brussels media campaign. One of the reasons why Fidesz has faced opposition from its erstwhile partners relates...

World 08.03.19 | 09:42

Orban: Only if they do not force islamisation on us, Europe can continue to live

The Hungarian Prime Minister stated that the breakup of the European Union was not excluded if one part forces pro-immigration policies on the other. Quoted on the Hungarian government’s website, Orban said he could see a danger of fragmentation within the European Union. If we are left alone and...

Macedonia 02.02.19 | 20:52

Gruevski: In Hungary I am staying with friends, I have not met with Orban

“Despite speculation that in Hungary I am staying in a luxury hotel for which I pay a large amount of money, I can say that only the first one – two days I was in a hotel and it was far from luxurious. Then I was helped by friends, so I am staying with them,” said former Prime Minister...

World 10.01.19 | 14:44

Hungary’s Orban wants anti-immigration majority in EU institutions

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would like to see anti-immigration parties gaining a majority in the European Parliament elections later this year, which he said could lead to similar changes in the EU executive. “Hungary’s goal is first to secure an anti-immigrant...