Tag: Balkans

Orbán: Budapest-Belgrade railway contracts soon to be signed

It will offer the fastest way to #transport #goods between #China and western #Europe

Foreign minister Szijjártó slams ‘Brussels’ over migration policy

"The number of migrants crossing into #Turkey had increased by 50 percent last year, and their total number in Turkey has reached 4 million"

Visegrád group preparing for its largest-ever rail project, says Hungarian FM

#Hungary would continue to support the EIB's lending operations in the Western #Balkans

Hungary calls on UN to ditch pro-migration stance

"If the #UN does not give up its completely biased stance on #migration, the danger to #Europe in the coming months will be extremely serious" - Hungarian FM Szijjártó

Hungarian FM: Two approaches to migration – Budapest Process forum in Istanbul

"The situation in the #Western #Balkans is more and more dramatic" - Hungarian FM

Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary to create regional operations command

The #command will contribute to #NATO's collective security by tackling "challenges from the east and south" #Hungary #military #cooperation

Hungarian FM Szijjártó calls for accelerating Western Balkans’ EU integration

"The next EP will have to provide answers to the real questions facing us: #migration, the fear of #terrorism, #Brexit, #Europe's #energy #supply,"

Over 700 migrants detained at Hungarian-Serbian border in January, says Orbán’s advisor

"There are more than 70,000 #migrants en route through the #Balkans to #Europe"

Foreign minister urges continued pushback against migration pressure

"#UN and #EU officials in Brussels and New York want to put us to sleep and give the impression that the #migration #crisis is over"

Hungary sends police units to Serbia and Macedonia

The #national #police #headquarters sends a 15-strong contingent to #Serbia and a 30-member unit to #Macedonia

Foreign minister confirms Hungary commitment to UN programme against illicit arms trade

"We must keep #security and #stability in the Western #Balkans on the agenda, since it strongly impacts security in #Europe as a whole"

Defence minister: Western Balkans’ security Hungary’s priority

"Pendes praised #Hungarian peace-keepers for their performance" #Balkan #migration

Macedonian PM Zaev on the Gruevski case: Hungary should show us the importance of the rule of law – VIDEO

The Hungarian online newspaper Azonnali visited Skopje, Macedonia this week and managed to ask PM Zoran Zaev about the Gruevski case after his speech at FON University on Thursday. Key points from the Azonnali interview:  Macedonian government haven’t received a formal answer from Hungary about the extradition of Mr. Gruevski yet, but Macedonian and Hungarian FM had a meeting. Mr. Zaev hopes they don’t have to wait too much for Mr. Gruevski’s extradition. He also said, that Macedonian citizens want Hungary – as an EU and NATO member – to show the importance of the rule of law for candidate countries ... Read more

Hungary to boost role in Afghanistan, Kosovo, says foreign minister

"#History has taught us that if there are unresolved issues in the #Western #Balkans, it usually leads to big trouble. It would be better to avoid this" #Hungary #NATO #migration

EP report calling for Gruevski’s extradition!

Report passed by the European Parliament calling on #Hungary to extradite former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola #Gruevski #eu #macedonia

Opposition calls for extraordinary audit on Gruevski asylum case

The #Hungarian #government denies that it played a role in Gruevski's escape from #Macedonia