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The Prime Minister expressed hope that Hungary and Austria would continue their cooperation along the lines of those shared values to increase the region’s competitiveness and build a European Union on strong nation states.
The Foreign Minister said central Europe today is home to “robust, developing, proud” countries which are able to cooperate according to national interests and contribute substantially to Europe’s economy and security.
"Prime Minister Viktor Orbán deserves thanks for the responsible manner in which the country defended the European borders at the peak of the migration crisis," Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said
In a joint press conference with Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that he’d like to see the same changes in Europe that have occurred in Austria, where the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ruling Austrian People’s Party thrive in cooperation with the patriotic Freedom Party.
Prime Minister Orbán is due to meet Austrian Freedom Party Chairman Heinz-Christian Strache this afternoon in Budapest. Prior to the meeting, the PM discussed Hungary-Austria relations, liberalism, European politics and migration in an exclusive interview with Austrian daily Kleine Zeitung. Here are some of the highlights:
According to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the recent decision on family supplements by the Austrian Government is unfair and unjust to the people of Hungary. PM Orbán’s government will do whatever it takes to protect the interests of Hungarians abroad.