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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán discusses Ukraine crisis and Hungarian-American relations with representatives of the US Congress

The Prime Minister, April 8, 2016 4:08 PM

On Friday morning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received a two-party delegation consisting of US Congress representatives. US Ambassador to Budapest Colleen Bell also attended the meeting.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán calls for the investigation of Hungarian strands

The Prime Minister, April 8, 2016 1:08 PM

In an interview with public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that he has asked the Minister of Interior, Hungary’s secret services and the Minister supervising the National Tax Authority to individually investigate all Hungarian strands in the “Panama Papers” offshore scandal. People must see whether or not those with large amounts of capital are respecting the law, he said.

Repaying the IFM-EU loan is an unprecedented achievement

The Prime Minister, April 7, 2016 6:06 PM

After a Committee meeting of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that repaying the IMF-EU loan is an unprecedented achievement, which could not have been accomplished without friends like the OECD.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán discusses European issues with former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy

The Prime Minister, April 7, 2016 2:01 PM

On Thursday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Nicolas Sarkozy, former President of France and leader of the centre-right party Les Républicains. At their meeting the two politicians discussed European issues.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to hold talks with Secretary-General of the OECD Angel Gurría in Paris, and to travel to Germany on 18 April

The Prime Minister, April 6, 2016 3:20 PM

The Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi has informed kormany.hu that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has travelled to Paris, where on Thursday he will hold talks with Secretary-General of the OECD Angel Gurría. During his visit the Prime Minister will also hold informal meetings with a number of important figures in French politics.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán proposes political debate on the utilisation of EU funds between 2007 and 2013

The Prime Minister, April 6, 2016 11:15 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has written to House Speaker László Kövér to inform him that he is proposing a policy debate on the utilisation of EU funds at Hungary’s disposal between 2007 and 2013.

Hungary is taking the terrorism threat seriously

The Prime Minister, April 2, 2016 8:58 PM



Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has confirmed that the Hungarian government is taking the threat of terrorism seriously, and that it has enacted the necessary measures. In an interview given to the public media in Washington on Friday, the Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction that Hungary is regarded as advanced from a nuclear energy point of view, and that its safety system is deemed to be outstanding.

Imre Kertész highlighted that tyranny cannot conquer the human will to live and the desire for freedom

The Prime Minister, April 1, 2016 1:09 PM

On Thursday Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Prime Minister’s Press Office, informed kormany.hu that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is currently in Washington, had written to the family of Imre Kertész to express his condolences on the death of the Nobel laureate.

Tatabánya is one of the country’s top ten cities

The Prime Minister, March 24, 2016 2:44 PM

In an interview on Tatabánya Community Television on Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Tatabánya is one of the country’s top ten cities – which is a great achievement, given that the city was ruined together with the collapse of socialist large-scale industry. He was speaking after signing an agreement with Mayor of Tatabánya Csaba Schmidt (Fidesz-KDNP) on the local developments to be implemented as part of the Modern Cities Programme.

Hungary is maintaining or raising the current level of all its security measures

The Prime Minister, March 23, 2016 5:44 PM

Following Wednesday morning’s meeting of the Operations Unit, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced on Hungarian M1 television that “Hungary is maintaining all the current security measures at its borders, or raising them by one level”.