Varhelyi, Fidesz MEPs: Protection of minority rights crucial to EU accession
Oliver Varhelyi, the European commissioner for neighbourhood and enlargement, and MEPs of Hungary's ruling Fidesz on Tuesday emphasised the importance of protecting minorities and their rights for accession to the European Union.
Navracsics: Generation change steering Europe towards radicalisation
In a speech at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Development Minister Tibor Navracsics said that a generation change is taking place with the youth using Europe as an "online platform" for communicating their political messages in memes and collating simplified and pointed messages.
Orbán: Ukraine ‘shouldn’t blacklist’ Hungarian companies if eyeing support
If Ukraine is expecting financial support from Hungary, it should refrain from blacklisting its companies, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday, referring to the Ukrainian decision to blacklist Hungary's OTP Bank as an "international supporter of war". Orbán told a business forum in ...
Finance ministry: Qatar key partner for Hungary in Persian Gulf
Qatar could play an important role in strengthening Hungary's energy security, the finance minister said after talks with his Qatari counterpart in Doha.
Takacs: Hungary also protects NATO eastern flank
The Hungarian government's basic aim is to protect Hungary and its citizens, which also involves protecting NATO's eastern flank which is especially important in light of the war in Ukraine, the Hungary's ambassador to the US said in Washington, DC, at an event marking ...
Orbán: Hungarian nation ‘stands by Italy’ amidst flood tragedy
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Saturday wrote to his Italian counterpart, Giorgia Meloni, to convey his condolences and sympathy to the relatives of the victims of the devastating floods in northern Italy, the prime minister's press chief, Bertalan Havasi, said in a statement.
Appeals court approves Brazilian drug trafficker’s extradition
A Brazilian national arrested in Hungary last summer on charges of drug trafficking and other crimes can be extradited for prosecution in another state, according to a ruling by the Budapest appeals court, the Budapest Appellate Chief Prosecution Office said on Friday.
Szijjarto: Hungary for ‘civilised’ East-West cooperation along national interests
Hungary promotes civilised East-West cooperation along its national interests based on historical experiences, not because it is anyone's friend or spy, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Friday.
Orbán: Hungary will back whichever peace plan succeeds
Hungary is "on the side of peace" and will support any peace plan, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Bled on Thursday, adding that "we do not know which [plan] will succeed, but unless we take the first step we will never achieve peace."
US economist: Orbán only EU leader ‘to see Ukraine situation realistically’
US economist Jeffrey Sachs praised Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as "the only European leader who sees the situation in Ukraine realistically", in an interview published in the daily Magyar Nemzet on Thursday.