Tag: European People’s Party

European People’s Party

Government: Only ruling parties can prevent ‘forced settlement of migrants’

"We'd consider it unfortunate if the #EPP's lead candidate would commit to a pro-#migration, #green, left-liberal direction in advance" #Hungary #government

Orbán cabinet: Hungary attacked for immigration policy in EU

#Article7 had been launched against #Hungary by #pro-#migration forces in #European #Parliament

Orbán cabinet fails to meet council of Europe guidlines in media freedom

"#Jobbik party won nearly 200 libel suits against the government’s fake news media, the damage was already done and there was no way to minimize it after the election" - MP #Koloman

Orbán: Migration to be Europe’s defining issue in next 15-20 years – International press conference

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, at an international press conference on Thursday, named immigration as the defining issue of the next 15-20 years in Europe, arguing that the population growth rates of Africa and Asia were higher than their population retention rates. Hungary can be proud that it was the first country to prove that migration can be stopped on land, and for a long time not even countries with maritime borders attempted to achieve such a feat, the prime minister said. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini was the first to say that this could be done, Orbán said, adding that ... Read more

Fidesz would fit better in the European Conservatives and Reformists group, says Zahradil

"If Orbán decides to leave the European People’s Party, the ECR will welcome Hungary’s Fidesz party in the group" - #JanZahradil

Deputy leader: Fidesz is all for a strong European People’s Party

"Changes within the #EU are needed, and these should be achieved from the inside and through a strong #EPP" #Fidesz #EPelection #CDU

Orbán’s Fidesz not concerned about calls for expulsion from EPP

"#Fidesz is arguably the #EPP's strongest member considering the support it has at home" #Hungary #Hungarian #government

Orbán’s cabinet: Pro-migration politicians in Brussels continue attacks against Hungary

"The continuing attacks against #Hungarian #citizens only highlight the significance of next May's #EP #elections"

Orbán cabinet to participate in debate on Article 7 procedure

The government sees the charge that the rule of law is endangered in #Hungary systemically as absurd #eu #sargantini

EPP congress in Helsinki – Orbán: Europe cannot exist without nations

Without its nations, Europe would lose its spiritual and cultural identity, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said, addressing a European People’s Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki on Thursday. “Europe will either be a Europe of nations or it will cease to exist,” Orbán told the congress ahead of a vote on the lead candidate for the post of European Commission president. The “accession of central European nations have made Europe more peaceful, stronger and richer”, he said. The continent’s strength has always been based on strong nations, he said. Orbán accused the liberals, socialists and greens of wanting a rootless Europe ... Read more

Orbán cabinet: ‘We are the European People’s Party’

"We are the European People's Party because..." #epp #fidesz #hungary #hungarian #government

Hungary, Croatia PMs discuss ties, EPP cooperation

Parties at the #talks advocated the "closest possible" #cooperation within the #EPP

Orbán’s cabinet: EPP shifting towards Christian democracy

"Mandfred #Weber will have a sweeping #majority" as the #EPP top #candidate

Stubb calls on EPP to consider expelling Fidesz from its ranks

#Stubb: If #Orbán does not respect the #EPP's values, he must leave the grouping! #hungary #hungarian #government #eu #fidesz

Orbán: We need a strong European People’s Party

They will both #support Manfred Weber’s nomination to the post of #President of the #European #Commission

All ‘attacks’ on Hungary rooted in migration, says government spokesman

Manfred #Weber's supporting the #Sargentini report on the rule of law in #Hungary was a "clear sign" #epp #hungary #hungarian

Verhofstadt’s ‘vicious attack’ due to Hungary’s stance on migration, says ruling party Fidesz

#Verhofstadt called on the #EPP to distance itself from #Orbán and send him where he belongs, the dung heap of history

Orbán to support Manfred Weber’s candidacy in EPP

#Orbán will support the election of #Manfred #Weber as the lead candidate of the #European #People's #Party #epp #fidesz #hungary #eu