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PM Orbán: Europe has not surrendered to Soros

PM Orbán said the European Union has maintained its unity and won; George Soros lost and it would be time for Europeans to “finally send him home to America”.

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Der Sieg der Vernunft

Brüssel ist nicht in der Lage, Ungarn mit Geld zu erpressen, es gibt keine neue Waffe gegen uns.

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EU talks a 'great success' for Hungary

Gergely Gulyás said the Hungarian government’s aim had been clear throughout the talks: the EU support must not be made conditional on rule-of-law criteria.

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PM Orbán: Common sense prevailed at EU summit

After a deal was struck on the EU budget and recovery fund at the European Union summit in Brussels, PM Orbán said “common sense has prevailed, we’ve protected Hungarians’ money.”

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The victory of common sense

Brussels is not able to blackmail Hungary with money, there is no new weapon against us.

Dec 11, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács
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Prime Minister Orbán responds to Manfred Weber: 'The truth, dear Manfred, is completely the opposite'

EPP group leader Manfred Weber stated in an online press conference on December 3 that the notorious rule of law mechanism, designed to force Member States into altering their stance on key policy areas, is not being set up expressly against Hungary and Poland. According to PM Orbán, however, the truth is completely the opposite. The following is the official, English language transcript of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's response to Weber.

Dec 4, 2020
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PM Orbán: Proponents of tying financial matters to political questions will “ruin several EU countries”

“We will stick to the position we took in the summer: EU countries with high debt-to-GDP ratio will find themselves in big trouble. The second wave of the coronavirus won’t go easy on them,” PM Orbán said in an interview with Kossuth Rádió this morning. Besides EU affairs, the PM talked about George Soros and his influence on European politics, the coronavirus vaccine and the potential coronavirus situation in Hungary during Christmas.

Nov 27, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács
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PM Orbán: This debate is not about money

After his one-day visit to Hungary, Polish Prime Minister Mateus Morawiecki and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán addressed a joint press conference on the Hungarian-Polish veto on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union and the Next Generation recovery fund. The two heads of government also signed a common statement on their position.

Nov 26, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács