Manfred Weber

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PM Orbán responds to Manfred Weber

"Clearly, Manfred Weber resents Hungary. He blames us for his failure to become the president of the European Commission," the prime minister said.

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V4 countries won’t support Weber or Timmermans

Citizens of the V4 countries feel equally skeptical about EPP candidate Manfred Weber and the socialist Frans Timmermans, reveals a recently-conducted survey by the Nezopont Institute.

Jun 19, 2019
Prime Minister

PM Orbán in Bild: The left represents things that destroy Europe [complete interview in ENG]

“I do everything for the success of EPP. I want the EPP to win the European elections,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview published this morning in the German daily Bild, adding that he’d rather that the European People’s Party didn’t “tie its fate to the political left,” to a bloc that “represents things that destroy Europe.”

May 24, 2019

PM Orbán withdraws Hungary’s support for Weber: Let’s remember who said what

“For us, Group Leader Weber would have also been a good Commission president,” Prime Minister Orbán said at the press conference yesterday, “but [Weber] announced that not only does he not need the Hungarian votes but he does not want to become Commission president with the support of Hungarian votes.”

May 8, 2019 - Zoltán Kovács
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Gergely Gulyás: Fidesz wants a strong, united, Christian democratic European People’s Party which rejects immigration

On Monday Gergely Gulyás, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, told Hungarian news agency MTI that Fidesz wants a strong, united Christian democratic European People’s Party (EPP) which rejects immigration. He said that Fidesz wants to remain a member of the party family for as long as possible, and also stressed that Fidesz has always avoided personal attacks on other members of the party family it belongs to.

Mar 18, 2019