Tag: hungary

Macron

Macron Vows Punishment for States Refusing Third World Migration

Emmanuel Macron has said funding should be withdrawn from pro-sovereignty nations reluctant to hand more power over to Brussels, and that countries which refuse to welcome third world migrants must be thrown out of the Schengen area.

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Juncker Slams May’s Brexit Plan in Final State of the Union Address

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker — one of the European Union’s five presidents and perhaps the best known — gave his final state of the Union Address Wednesday morning, which was laced with barbs for PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, and European populists like Hungary’s Viktor Orban.

French President Emmanuel Macron attends the OECD ministerial council meeting on "Refounding Multilateralism", in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Macron warned against trade wars in an impassioned speech about international cooperation Wednesday, two days before the Trump administration decides whether to hit Europe with punishing new tariffs. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool …

Hungary: Macron’s Migrant ‘Blackmail’ Plans Endanger Unity of EU

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has condemned the Macron-led proposals to tie EU funding to “solidarity” with its progressive immigration policies, as the bloc gears up for European Parliament elections in 2019 set to be defined by the battle over migration.

Soros

Soros Foundations to Withdraw From Hungary By End of August

The foundation run by US billionaire George Soros said Thursday that the last of its operations in Hungary would cease by August 31, with its activities being transferred to Berlin. The Open Society Foundations (OSF) announced in May that it

Orbán

Hungary Adopts New Tax on Pro-Mass Migration NGOs

The Hungarian government has adopted new regulations this week which will see any organisation or non-profit that advocates for mass migration face a 25 percent tax on any funds spent on promoting migration.

Montenegro President Milo Djukanovic, right, shakes hands with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Monday, July 23, 2018. Orban arrived on a two-day visit to Montenegro. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

Hungary Offers to Help Secure European External Border

Hungary’s anti-immigration prime minister has described stopping a massive influx of migrants through the Balkans as Europe’s only success in dealing with the problem. Viktor Orban on Tuesday offered to help small Montenegro guard its borders against migrants, insisting that

Orbán

EU Refers Hungarian Asylum Policies to European Court

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has been referred to the European Union’s highest court for perceived failings to comply with the bloc’s asylum rules and is facing censure for legislation criminalizing the support of asylum-seekers by civic groups.

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David Goldman: Anti-Soros Is Not Anti-Semitism

David P. Goldman has written a bracing defense of Viktor Orbán’s government, insisting that Hungary is one of the friendliest places in the world for Jews and that any leader in his right mind would oppose the political machinations of George Soros.