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Hungary stands behind Trump request to raise defence spending - Orbán

July 12, 2018, 4:13 pm
Hungary supports U.S. President Donald Trump’s request to rationalise, i.e. raise the spending of European countries on armed forces and security, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public television... 

Next Orbán-Putin meeting scheduled for September - portal

July 10, 2018, 8:16 am
The first official meeting this year between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place in Moscow in mid-September, Hungarian news portal index.hu reported... 

Merkel, Orbán talk military, contracts

July 5, 2018, 7:18 pm
A Central European NATO division command "mentored by" Germany could be set up in Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at a joint press conference... 

No austerity in 2019, Hungarian PM Orbán pledges

June 22, 2018, 11:13 am
Just because the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has revised its inflation estimates upwardly, the 2019 budget bill does not need to be modified, i.e. there is no need for austerity measures, Prime Minister... 

Hungary's Orbán on the front page of The Economist

June 15, 2018, 10:50 am
Hungary’s Viktor Orbán is on the front page of The Economist alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia... 

Hungary Orbán to launch constitutional revision in the autumn

June 8, 2018, 10:40 am
“We’d like to launch a constitution revision in the autumn," Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public radio MR1 on Friday morning. Orbán said that starting in the autumn the... 

Hungary's Orbán envisions new crisis in Europe

June 5, 2018, 8:30 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told a picnic organised in Kötcse, western Hungary, for the entourage of the ruling Fidesz party on the weekend that another European crisis is at the doors... 

Merkel ally warns Hungary's Orbán not to cross red lines

May 28, 2018, 4:30 pm
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán risks triggering a crisis in his Fidesz party's relationship with the European Union's centre-right parties over laws they charge infringe civil liberties, an ally... 

Hungary Fidesz needs to meet two conditions if it wants to remain in EPP

May 28, 2018, 10:54 am
Signing an agreement that will ensure the survival of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest and adjusting the so-called ‘Stop Soros’ draft legislative package on NGOs to the upcoming... 

Hungary's Orbán says he's only at half time

May 18, 2018, 4:27 pm
The members of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s new cabinet have sworn in on Friday in Parliament after the PM briefly introduced them to MPs. He reiterated that he considers the period between... 

Orbán meets Macron

May 17, 2018, 10:06 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has had talks with French President Emmanuel Macron before an informal discussion of the Heads of State and Government of the European Union and Western Balkan... 

Hungary to more than double military budget - Orbán

May 16, 2018, 11:47 am
Defending Hungary is not the task of NATO or the European Union, it is ours, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Parliament on Wednesday at a ceremony replacing the country’s Chief of Staff. Orbán... 

Hungary rejects EPPO membership for it's a "flawed concept"

May 15, 2018, 3:09 pm
Although only 23 of the 27 European Union member states are now willing to join the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) that would be able to scrutinise EU funding channels more efficiently.... 

Besieged Open Society Foundations to move to Berlin from Budapest

May 15, 2018, 12:17 pm
Citing “an increasingly repressive political and legal environment" in Hungary, George Soros’s Open Society Foundations announced on Tuesday moving their Budapest-based international operations... 

Hungary's Orbán lays out plans until 2030

May 10, 2018, 5:15 pm
Hungary's Parliament has on Thursday elected Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to his third consecutive term and forth overall term in office. After winning a landslide in the 8 April election, he has set out... 

Renowned professors against Hungary's 'Stop Soros' legislation

May 9, 2018, 4:19 pm
77 university professors and academics from 28 countries around the world have stood up against a new Hungarian legislation dubbed “Stop Soros" bill they say poses an “imminent existential... 

Hungary's new parliament holds inaugural meeting amidst protest

May 8, 2018, 10:34 am
The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has expressed concern over the denial of accreditation to journalists, which prevents them from reporting from the inaugural meeting of Hungary’s... 

New member of Hungary's 4th Orbán cabinet reveals some plans

May 8, 2018, 8:58 am
Hungary’s government is planning new fiscal stimulus measures to keep economic growth above 4.0%, a senior aide told Reuters late on Monday. Gergely Gulyás, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s new... 

Hungary's Orbán meets President, addresses cabinet composition

May 7, 2018, 9:58 am
Hungary’s President János Áder has received Viktor Orbán in is office on Monday morning, and they have held a brief press conference afterwards. Security remains first priority The most important... 

Hungary PM Orbán does not support EU budget

May 4, 2018, 8:48 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will have two new deputies in his new government besides the old one, Zsolt Semjén, the PM told public radio MR1 in an interview on Friday. He also said he would... 
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