Viktor Orban

European democracy damaged by migration crisis, says Hungary's Orban

European democracy is "tattered" because leading politicians failed to understand how their own people wanted the migration crisis handled, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.

Orban, Vucic say political relations at high level, economic cooperation could be better

Relations between Serbia and Hungary are at a high level but the two countries' economic cooperation could be much better, Prime Ministers Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Viktor Orban of Hungary...

Hungary's Orban: Trump's triumph "return of true democracy"

Hungary nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday hailed Donald Trump's victory in US presidential elections as "return to true democracy."

Hungary's Orban fails to push through anti-immigration reform

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday failed to push through a constitutional reform rejecting the resettlement of asylum seekers on its soil.

Study: Orban's Hungary is undermining EU's founding values

Hungary's government is undermining democracy in the country as well as the European Union's founding values, according to a new report by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)...

Orban calls Hungary country of "European freedom" in Bavarian speech

Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended his anti-immigration stance on Monday, saying his nation is on the side of "European freedom" during a speech held in southern Germany.

Hungary's Orban to give controversial speech in Bavarian parliament

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is set to speak before the parliament of the southern German state of Bavaria Monday, despite strong resistance to the visit from opposition parties.

Hungary's Orban shrugs off migration referendum failure

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday shrugged off the failure of an anti-immigration referendum he called, saying that the volume of support pleased him.

Hungary's Orban seeks boost from anti-immigration, anti-EU vote

As the European Union buckled under the strain of mass migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sowed distrust and deepened the rift within the bloc. Now with a referendum on migrants and...

Merkel meets Balkan leaders to discuss migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stung by several setbacks at the ballot box over her refugees policy, was due in Vienna Saturday for potentially tense talks with the leaders of countries along...

Hungary's Orban wants refugees expelled "to an island"

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday suggested that the European Union should expel "to an island" more than 1 million people who arrived during the 2015-16...

Orban says EU summit in Bratislava was "unsuccessful" on migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the summit of EU leaders in Bratislava as a failure when it comes to migration policies.

Hungary's Orban: EU's future hinges on Bulgaria's border with Turkey

The future of the European Union depends on the bloc providing Bulgaria with adequate border protection assistance in the face of a surge in migrants hoping to reach Europe via the Balkan nation,...

Hungary should be excluded from the EU, Luxembourg minister says

Hungary should be excluded from the European Union, Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said in an interview published Tuesday, taking issue with the country's migration policies weeks...

Hungary will not allow anyone to block Serbia on its EU path

This and not integration itself nor whether this is to someone's liking or not, should be a deciding factor, Orban said, adding that Hungary will stand firm in its attitude because it too had gone...