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UVDL to ask Hungary and Romania to name new commissioner designates

President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will ask Hungary and Romania to name new commissioner designates following an official letter from David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, about the decision of the EP legal committee.

Oct 1, 2019

PM Orbán on the new European Commission: The V4 countries have won vital portfolios

Two of the vice-presidents on the new European Commission will come from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, while the Polish commissioner will oversee Agriculture. “The whole region, with the V4 at the helm, is seeing an on-going increase in appreciation,” Prime Minister Orbán said in a radio interview this morning, before talking about enlargement, the European way of life, foreign policy goals and family policy.

Sep 13, 2019 - Zoltán Kovács
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PM Orbán meets with Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels

PM Orbán said they had agreed at the meeting that migrants should not be released into the EU while they are awaiting a decision on asylum. Rather, a humane solution should be found that ensures the safety of citizens. Also, they agreed that migrants who come to the EU illegally should be sent home.

Aug 2, 2019