PM Orbán and Weber in March 2018 (Photo:

Manfred Weber, group leader of the European People’s Party, will initiate talks with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán concerning issues around the EPP membership of Orbán’s Fidesz party, the German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported online.

Bertalan Havasi, the prime minister’s press chief declined to comment on the press reports at MTI’s inquiry on Saturday.

According to, Weber said that he would “want to make it clear (to Orbán) that he is currently on a path out of the EPP“.

Weber added that the dispute was not about “a conflict between East and West or migration policy” but about the fundamental values of the EPP and the European Union.

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Source: MTI

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