MEPs against funding Hungary

Strasbourg 24.11.2022 Commission and Council should resist pressure from Hungary and go ahead with adopting the proposed rule of law conditionality measures to suspend EU cohesion funds. The EP resolution on #Hungary has been adoptedūüĎá pic.twitter.com/RUcEM4kfQE — Katalin Halmai (@eublogo) November 24, 2022 In a resolution passed on Thursday by 416 votes in favour, 124…

Hungary dabs HR Report “absurd”

Brussels 30.09.2020 Immediately after the Rule of Law presentation by the European Commission, the Hungarian government issued a communication, providing an assessment of the document, viewing it as highly subjective, and politically motivated tool serving other purposes than declared. 1/2 The official account of the Hungarian Government, @AboutHungary, has been suspended by @Twitter without any…

Visegrad group meets over EU top jobs

The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will meet in Budapest on July 13¬†to discuss candidates for top jobs in the European Union¬†to ensure the representation of the Eastern Europe, and in a sign of regional coordination by the¬†Visegrad Four¬†#V4. (Image above: Victor Orban and Jean-Claude Juncker, archive) PM to attend Visegrad…

Orban withdraws support to Weber for top EU job

The leader of Germany‚Äôs conservatives made clear she expected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban‚Äôs Fidesz party would quit Europe‚Äôs main center-right group –European People’s Party (EPP)¬†– after he withdrew support for Manfred Weber (pictured)¬†– the bloc‚Äôs candidate to head the European Commission. Europa ist unsere Zukunft. Gemeinsam k√∂nnen wir viel mehr erreichen als alleine. Das…

“Absurd” accusations against Hungary

This morning, Hungarian Minister Gergely Guly√°s¬†¬†(pictured) made it clear that the pro-immigration political parties in the European Parliament will stop at nothing to push their ideological agenda. In an information note on the Article 7 procedure Minister described their action as a ‚Äėpolitical accusation disguised as rule of law concerns‚Äô. ‚ÄúAs a result of a…

EU believes in Migration Compact while Austria abstains

“We regret the decision the Austrian government has taken. We continue to believe that migration is a global challenge where only global solutions and global responsibility-sharing will bring results‚ÄĚ a Commission spokesperson said at press-briefing in Berlaymont, while commenting on Austria’s abstention from UN migration Global Compact¬†signature. Austria rejects UN migrant pact https://t.co/oqCa8BygsQ via @EC_AVService…

Salvini regards EU sanctions against Hungary as “madness”

Italian¬†Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called EU sanctions against Hungary “madness”, ANSA News agency reports. “I am convinced that in a few months’ time we’ll find ourselves governing Europe together with Viktor Orban”, Salvini said, while addressing a press conference with Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz Christian Strache. “…The sanctions against the Hungarian government and people…

Orban blames EU witch hunt

Prime Minister Viktor Orban denounced the EU “witch hunt” in an open debate over democracy and the rule of law in his country, which took place this week at European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg. MEPs will vote on September 12 whether the launch a reprimand against Hungary in what would be the most significant attack…

Hungary opposes illegal mass-migration in spite of EU pressure

Government spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, said Hungary will continue to oppose the EU and UN concept on migration, because illegal mass-migration and its consequences cause major problems for his country. Hey, @POLITICOEurope, you left out some important details in your article on the Ahmed H incident. Like why didn‚Äôt you include any photos or videos of…

Orban defines migrants as “Muslim invaders”

The EU leaders will be forced to respect public opposition to mass #migration¬†and concern over terrorism threats in 2018,¬†Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orb√°n said after meeting in Bavaria, Germany. Meeting the Christian Social Union (CSU)‚Äôs parliamentary group in Bavaria,¬†the Hungarian leader told reporters that #migration¬†has become a ‚Äúproblem‚ÄĚ for democracy in Europe because ‚Äúleaders in…