After Brussels’ deception, Warsaw seems to be siding with Budapest again, and also seeking to revitalise the regional V4 cooperation.
The precarious situation created by the war could bring the renaissance of nuclear energy as it appears to be a proper answer to energy security issues while helping governments to meet green energy goals.
Former Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski shared his views on sanctions, the outcome of the war and Viktor Orbán with conservative weekly Mandiner.
‘The problem is the Western European argument attached to these sanctions, namely: the greater the pressure exerted by the sanctions, the quicker peace will come. This mindset was wrong from the start because sanctions–as we saw earlier in the case of Iran– can only have an impact in the long run.’
While most EU member states have higher levels of gas stored, Hungary does better than the majority in terms of its annual gas consumption compared to the amount of gas stored, which is a more realistic indicator of the security of supply.
During his visit to Ukraine, Hungarian State Secretary Levente Magyar reaffirmed Hungary’s support for the war-battered country and its Hungarian minorities living in Transcarpathia.
Ukrainian Jewish community leader Rabbi Mayer Tzvi Stambler has sent a letter to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressing his gratitude for Hungary’s help in hosting Ukrainian Jewish refugees
Regarding the war in Hungary’s neighbourhood, Hungary’s Minister of Defence reiterated that the country’s position has been clear from the beginning: to stay out of the war and pursue Hungary’s national interests.
Hungary’s defence capability has grown significantly, which is essential not only for self-defence and deterrence purposes but also for the country to remain an influential contributor to regional, European and transatlantic security efforts in trying times.
A comprehensive study conducted by the European Jewish Association (EJA) in cooperation with the British Institute of Jewish Policy Research found that Italy and Hungary are the friendliest countries to Jewish life in Europe; Poland and Belgium are lagging behind.
Although the Visegrád Four may be facing one of the most severe disruptions of its history, it is too early to discount it as a “collateral victim of the war,” as the cooperation’s main virtue has always been its ability to overcome momentary political disputes.
England’s national football team performed the ‘BLM knee’ prior the game which was poorly received again and booed by the children as well prompting the concern about Hungarian children in the international media.
‘National identity is not something that’s threatening, it’s something that should be celebrated.’
Hungarian conservatism promotes the idea that every country should accept the social, cultural, and political differences of other nations, respect their particular values and acknowledge that the actions of any given nation are based on their particular interests.
Although Vladimir Putin likes to pose as a historian, it seems that he failed to learn from history that blitzkrieg-type invasions rarely worked in the 75 years since the Second World War – emphasized Mr. Roberts.
Even if we focus only on Hungary, we see that around 450.000 refugees from Ukraine have crossed the country’s border so far, which is by far the highest influx of displaced persons to the country since the Yugoslav war.
Mathias Corvinus Collegium held a two-day summit in Budapest, hosting distinguished scholars and professors, well-known journalists and authors, activists and experts to have gripping discussions On the Values We Teach Our Children.
‘The hearing was broadcast live by several news agencies, that is why I am glad I was able to say the central message of Scripture that there is a solution to the problem of sin’
Abortion was the leading cause of death globally in 2021 which means that nearly 43 million babies were killed in the womb before they could be born.
‘Holiday season’ instead of ‘Christmas’, gay Santa Claus and bearded ‘Virgin Mary’ – what is the liberals’ problem with Christmas?
Western newspapers massively amplified ISIS and gave it a global brand.
When a young man and woman decide to marry, they do not want to have a marriage based on market rules which is: if someone better comes, then I will change. This is a liberal attitude, not a conservative attitude.
We discussed trends in Hungarian and international space research with Dr Orsolya Ferencz, Ministerial Commissioner for Space Research.
German-Hungarian economic relations developed dynamically during the ‘Merkel era’ despite the fact that on the political level, the relationship was not free from disputes.
Hungary is sending a clear message: no one shall try to enter the EU through Hungary illegally, it will not be successful.
In Afghanistan, people do not think in a frame of a state or a state army but family, tribe, ethnic group—genus—and then in the geographical area where they live.
‘Those who meet PM Orbán can only be radical and far-right, populist and alt-right actors according to the left.’
Despite the ambivalent fate of the Jewry of Europe—to put it mildly—from pogroms and blood libels to cooperation and integration from moral and cultural aspects Judaism cannot be separated from Christianity in shaping Europe’s identity.
Talking about the EU, the most symbolical milestone of the deteriorating relation between Christianity and political life was how the EU constitution would have failed to name Christianity and the Judeo-Christian heritage of the continent.
Hungary’s intention, by refusing the EU declaration, was neither to obstruct peace and stability, nor to pull back humanitarian support for the victims of violence or limit Europe’s ability to exert influence in the region.
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