Hungary reacts to situation in Ukraine

Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday talked to European Council President Charles Michel, and said Hungary shared the stance of the European Union on the conflict unfolding between Ukraine and Russia, the PM’s press chief said. Talks between the leaders are ongoing, Bertalan Havasi said. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced late on Monday that Russia acknowledged two separatist regions of Ukraine as the sovereign “Republic … Continue reading Hungary reacts to situation in Ukraine

Govt slams EU Court ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union on Wednesday dismissed the actions brought by Hungary and Poland against the conditionality mechanism. According to Justice Minister Judit Varga, the Court delivered “a politically motivated judgment because of the Child Protection Act”. “The decision is living proof that Brussels is abusing its power. This is another pressure against our country only because we adopted our law … Continue reading Govt slams EU Court ruling

Orban holds state of the nation speech

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in a keynote speech on Saturday kicking off the official election period in Hungary, said the government had remained united and composed during the pandemic, and not for a single moment had the country’s capacities been endangered. He accused the left wing of adopting “a new political strategy” which involved “insulting people, making fun of people with disabilities, marching into the … Continue reading Orban holds state of the nation speech