• Áder Calls For Action Against Climate Change

    Áder Calls For Action Against Climate Change

    • 14 Sep 2018 4:58 PM

    Protecting the Earth’s climate requires “more ambitious commitments” than those made as part of the Paris Agreement, President János Áder said on the sidelines of the Global Climate Action summit in San Francisco.

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  • Ruling Parties To Submit Draft Resolution Condemning Sargentini Report

    Ruling Parties To Submit Draft Resolution Condemning Sargentini Report

    • 14 Sep 2018 4:55 PM

    Hungary’s ruling parties will next week submit a draft resolution to parliament declaring the Sargentini report a “deceitful” document which the European Parliament “had to cheat to approve” and that Hungary will not allow itself to be stripped of its right to protect its borders, Fidesz’s group leader told a press conference at the end of a three-day meeting of the joint Fidesz- Christian Democrats parliamentary group in Velence.

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  • Orbán European Parliament Has Pro-Migrant Majority For Now

    Orbán European Parliament Has Pro-Migrant Majority For Now

    • 14 Sep 2018 4:53 PM

    Noting that Europe would hold elections next May, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called the current members of the European Parliament has-beens. The current EP has a “clear pro-migrant” majority whose mission “is to change the composition of the continent and replace its population”, Orbán said. He said certain EP politicians “hate all those who oppose their plans and organise resistance”.

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  • Local Opinion: EU Parliament Votes To Punish Hungary

    Local Opinion: EU Parliament Votes To Punish Hungary

    • 14 Sep 2018 8:28 AM

    A left-wing commentator rejoices over the overwhelming vote in favour of the Sargentini report, while his pro-government counterpart suggests that over half of the European People’s Party (EPP) MEPs were harming their own cause by supporting the resolution.

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  • PM’s Office: Sargentini Vote Rule Illegal

    PM’s Office: Sargentini Vote Rule Illegal

    • 14 Sep 2018 7:53 AM

    Referring to the issue of whether abstentions were counted or disregarded under European parliamentary rules in the vote to open the Article 7 procedure against Hungary, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office insisted the Sargentini report did not receive the required two-thirds majority.

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  • Local Opinion: Orbán Rejects EU Pressure

    Local Opinion: Orbán Rejects EU Pressure

    • 14 Sep 2018 7:52 AM

    After the Hungarian Prime Minister told the European Parliament that he will not yield to what he called ‘blackmail’, commentators weigh the pros and the cons of voting for or against the Sargentini report.

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