Orbán: Brussels blackmails EU members if they diverge on war, migration, gender
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has told French weekly Le Point that Hungary offered to compromise regarding the financing of Ukraine but this was not well received, and member states that diverged from the EU on the issues of war, migration and gender, were blackmailed ...
Szijjarto: ‘Long way to go’ before trust restored between Hungary, Ukraine
Encouraging steps have been made to restore an atmosphere of trust between Hungary and Ukraine, though the road ahead "is long and much work will need to be done", Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said on Monday, adding that Hungary was ready for this.
EU commissioner: If situation in Hungary worsens, EC could block funds again
If the situation regarding the rule of law worsens in Hungary, the European Commission could block funds to the country again, European Commissioner for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova said in Brussels on Monday, adding that "this is a dynamic process".
Szijjarto: Hungary wants to see Europe recognise Israel’s right to protect itself
The Hungarian government stands with Israel and "we really want to see Europe standing up and recognising the right of Israel to protect itself," Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post published on Friday.
Hungary public media voices support for independent Polish public media
The Hungarian public media stands by Poland's independent public media, Daniel Papp, the head of Hungary's Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), and Anita Altorjai, the head of public service media service provider Duna Mediaszolgaltato, said in a letter to the leaders ...
Tristan: Hungary Helps agency opens first African representative office
The Hungary Helps agency opened its first staffed representative office in Africa two weeks ago, in N'Djamena, the capital city of Chad, state secretary for the aid of persecuted Christians and the Hungary Helps Program said.
Csak addresses Chinese New Year opening event
Chinese and Hungarian people maintain a long-standing sympathy and mutual respect, the minister of culture and innovation said, addressing the official opening event of the Chinese New Year in Budapest on Thursday.
Kover: Government backs NATO enlargement, but ‘we are nobody’s pawns’
Hungary's government made it clear from the start that it supports NATO's enlargement, regardless of the opinions of the ruling party MPs, but at the same time, "we are nobody's pawns," Speaker of Parliament Laszlo Kover said in an interview with news portal Index ...
EU affairs official: ‘Brussels has no intention of protecting EU borders against illegal migrants’
Brussels has no intention of protecting Europe's borders against illegal migrants, the EU affairs state secretary said on Wednesday, calling a recent remark by the head of European border agency Frontex "disappointing".
Government official: Migration problem, not solution
Mass immigration "is the problem rather than the solution", the state secretary for international communication and relations said on Wednesday, responding to an opinion piece in the Financial Times.