Jobbik leader Gabor Vona on Tuesday accused the government of misleading the public over migration. According to Vona, the “deception of the century” has been unveiled, because while spending 22 billion forints on national consultations about migration and a referendum in three years, the resettlements have been happening constantly. Continue reading “Orban’s anti-migrant myth seems to fall”
The head of the parliament’s national security committee wants Prime Minister Viktor Orban to speak about the “secret resettlement” of migrants. The Government Communication Center rejected the accusations. Continue reading “National security committee to discuss the “secret migrants””
It caused an uproar in Hungarian internal politics, that despite its several months-long government communication, Hungary accepted 1300 refugees. Kristof Altusz, the Deputy State Secretary for European and American Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade spoke about it a few days ago. Jobbik would call an extraordinary session of the parliament because according to the party Fidesz deceived the country and its voters too. Continue reading “Orban govt’s decision to welcome migrants causes internal political uproar”
According to an article on Hungarian Hir TV’s website, a government official told a Maltese newspaper that the government has secretary accepted 1300 refugees. Both the strongest opposition party Jobbik, and the ruling Fidesz party reacted to the news. Continue reading “Did Hungary secretly welcome migrants?”
Recent remarks by Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose concerning Hungarian autonomy efforts are “completely unacceptable and incompatible with European values and the 21st century”, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Friday. Hungarian parties also expressed their indignation. Continue reading “Outrage in Hungary over Romanian PM’s remark”
The Fidesz-Christian Democrat (Fidesz-KDNP) alliance has seen its support steadily grow, and by the end of last year the ruling parties had 36 percent support of the electorate and 52 percent of decided voters, according to a poll by Szazadveg published on Thursday. Continue reading “Fidesz popularity steadily growing – poll”
Political parties told by the authorities to pay penalties for breaking party financing rules can apply for a 6-month moratorium and then pay the fines in instalments, the economy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.