News in Brief

Foreign Minister hails Orbán-Putin summit

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said the summit had triggered a wave of dialogue on the situation in Ukraine between Russia and the West.

Feb 9, 2022
News in Brief

OSCE experts meet heads of election office

The OSCE delegation is paying a visit to Hungary on January 17-21 to gather information in preparation for the country’s general election in the spring.

Jan 19, 2022

The OSCE’s double standards: Because…press freedom

Late last year, the OSCE softened its position on laws against “fake news” proposed by a Socialist government, laws that were being roundly criticized internationally. This week, the OSCE took a stance to express concerns about Hungary’s draft laws against dangerously false information in a state of emergency. If the government is leftist, it seems, laws against fake news are okay. But if not, then not so much. Because…press freedom.

Mar 25, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

Helping Ukraine remain on the path toward Europe

In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights

Nov 3, 2017 - Zoltán Kovács