Orban: Hungary stands for peace

“We stand for peace,” Viktor Orban said in his inaugural speech after being re-elected by lawmakers as prime minister, adding that “war destroys” while “peace builds”. “So we want an immediate ceasefire and peace talks,” he said. This is a position that he would adhere to, he added.The prime minister pledged to work to ensure that “even in difficult circumstances” Hungary would move forward and … Continue reading Orban: Hungary stands for peace

Orban compares oil embargo proposal to atomic bomb

Prime minister on Kossuth Radio’s Friday morning programme, Viktor Orban described the EU oil embargo intended to be introduced against Russia as unacceptable, stating that it amounts to an atomic bomb dropped on the Hungarian economy. The prime minister stressed that earlier the leaders of EU Member States had agreed that only such measures could be adopted that duly took account of the different energy … Continue reading Orban compares oil embargo proposal to atomic bomb

Orban to form new government

President Janos Ader has asked Viktor Orban, the incumbent prime minister and leader of the election-winning Fidesz party, to set up Hungary’s next government. Orban was nominated for the post by the Fidesz-Christian Democrat party alliance. Ader confirmed that Orban had accepted his request and added he would make a formal proposal to parliament on Monday. Ader said the recent election was “the first of … Continue reading Orban to form new government

Orban: Best result of all time scored

On Wednesday, prime minister Viktor Orban described the Sunday election result as the best of all time, stressing that the government parties continue to believe in the nation state, and envisage the future of Hungary within the EU and NATO. At an international press conference held at the Carmelite Monastery, the prime minister also told members of the press in connection with the war between … Continue reading Orban: Best result of all time scored

Orban wins big in Hungary

With 98,96% of the votes counted, the Fidesz-KDNP alliance won 54,01% with their national list as against 34,35% for the united opposition, while Mi Hazank secured 6.06% at the Hungarian parliamentary elections on Sunday. This means that Viktor Orban’s party has won its fourth two-thirds majority and will have 135 mandates in the parliament, the united opposition 56, Mi Hazank 7 and the German minority … Continue reading Orban wins big in Hungary

Orban: We should go forward not backward

What is at stake now in the elections is not whether Hungary “should go forward or backward,” but peace or war, prime minister Viktor Orban spoke about this in an interview published on the Internet portal Origo on Thursday. The prime minister said the Hungarian Left poses a serious threat to peace, while Fidesz is the guarantee of peace. He also said after the elections … Continue reading Orban: We should go forward not backward

Orban: Hungary is on Hungary’s side

Hungary is helping those who are in trouble, but wants to enforce, wants to protect its own national interests, prime minister Viktor Orbán stated in an interview given to the public service media after the EU and NATO summits held in Brussels. The prime minister highlighted that on the occasion of each and every international meeting, Hungary has to stand up for its own national … Continue reading Orban: Hungary is on Hungary’s side

Orban: Hungary must be left out of this conflict

Prime Minister Viktor Orban paid a visit to the Hungarian Defence Forces Integrated Operations Centre. Together with Defence Minister Tibor Benko he met with officers who guarantee Hungary’s security with their work as commanders, Bertalan Havasi the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister told the Hungarian news agency MTI. After the visit, the prime minister said the situation continuous to remain serious … Continue reading Orban: Hungary must be left out of this conflict

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

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