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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiezki will meet with French head of state Emmanuel Macron in Brussels today
Georges Károlyi, Hungary’s ambassador to France, in an open letter to the editor of French daily Le Monde, pushes back: "By engaging systematically in this culture of discord, stigmatisation, exclusion, punishment and Pharisaic morality, you are discrediting Europe in the eyes of the world"
The key to a peaceful Europe, as the founding fathers have realized, is that ethnic minorities of Europe are respected and their fundamental rights protected. Those who dismiss the rights of Europe’s ethnic minorities risk fueling a trend that has caused Europe some of its worst nightmares and terrible armed conflicts.
"Today, the Hungarian nation toasts you with gratitude, not forgetting the committed support that Hungary received from you during the course of our Euro-Atlantic integration," Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wrote to former French President Jacques Chirac
“Is it really true that in 21st century Europe we are removing a Christian symbol? Is everyone entitled to religious freedom except for Christians?," Minister Szijjártó asked, adding that these were pivotal issues that affected the fate of the continent