Semjen urges Transylvania Hungarians outside Romania to back RMDSZ in election
Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen on Friday urged Transylvanian Hungarians living outside Romania to support the ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party in Romania's parliamentary elections this Sunday.
Deutsch says motion for his expulsion from EPP group ‘unjustified’
Tamas Deutsch, an MEP of ruling Fidesz, has rejected what he called "false allegations" in a motion by members of the European People's Party (EPP) for a vote on his expulsion from the conservative party family's European Parliamentary group, saying that the motion was ...
DK calls on Orban to drop veto plans on EU budget
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on Prime Minister Viktor Orban to withdraw plans to veto the European Union's next seven year budget and post-pandemic recovery fund "before he is completely left alone with this issue".
UK government contacting thousands of UK nationals in Europe
Preparing for end of Brexit transition period
The UK government has written to 365,000 UK nationals living in Europe with advice on the actions they need to take to prepare for the end of the UK “Brexit” transition period on December 31.
Advocate General advises EU court to dismiss Hungarian action on Article 7 procedure
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has advised the court to dismiss Hungary's challenge of the European Parliament's Article 7 procedure against the country.
Fidesz MEP: ‘Political pressure, attacks’ on Transcarpathian Hungarians ‘unacceptable’
Central political pressure exerted in Ukraine on Transcarpathian Hungarians and "attacks" directed against the community and their leaders are "unacceptable", Andrea Bocskor, an MEP for Hungary's ruling Fidesz, told Hungarian journalists on Wednesday, calling on Brussels to address the matter.
Szijjarto has talks with Russia’s new energy minister
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Wednesday said he had discussed Russian gas supplies to Hungary in a phone call with Nikolai Shulginov, Russia's new energy minister.
Szijjarto blasts Ukraine secret service raids on ethnic Hungarian institutions
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has slammed a series of raids by Ukrainian authorities on the premises of ethnic Hungarian institutions in the neighbouring country, calling it an "attack" on a minority community belonging to a NATO country.
Government protests Ukrainian authorities’ raid of ethnic Hungarian institutions
The Hungarian government has turned to the Ukrainian foreign ministry in protest against raids of ethnic Hungarian institutions in Transcarpathia, and has summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to the Hungarian foreign ministry, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Facebook on Monday evening.
Reynders hopes that the two countries will consider finding a solution to outstanding issues
EU Commissioner calls for continued Article 7 procedure against Hungary, Poland
The European Union's Article 7 procedures currently under way against Hungary and Poland should be upheld until issues around the rule of law in those countries are resolved, Didier Reynders, EU Commissioner for Justice, told the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and ...