Contents tagged with Viktor Orban

  • Kyiv expresses protest against Hungarian Prime Minister's anti-Ukrainian statements

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its protest to Laszlo Pap, the Chargé d’affaires of Hungary to Ukraine against Budapest’s “unfriendly steps” towards Ukraine, as reported on the Ministry’s website.

    "Despite Ukraine’s constructive approach to resolve existing issues, Hungary's recent actions indicate a choice of confrontation instead of cooperation, and direct interference in Ukraine's internal affairs,” the statement reads.

    The unacceptability of recent statements by the …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces to deploy new base in Zakarpattia region

    The Ukrainian Defense Ministry intends to deploy a battalion of the mountain assault brigade in Berehove in the Zakarpattia region, Defense Ministry Spokesperson Dmytro Hutsulyak announced at a press briefing, the department’s press service reports.

    The topic was discussed during a meeting between Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and Hennadiy Moskal, governor of the Zakarpattia region.

    “During the communication, they considered the possibility of stationing a battalion of the 128th mountain …

  • Prime Minister of Hungary complains to Putin about EU’s anti-Russian sanctions

    The European Union’s anti-Russian sanctions have jeopardized Moscow-Budapest relations, said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service reported. “I must say that we could develop even more [relations] if not for the harmful sanctions. Because of these measures, we are losing opportunities,” said the Hungarian Prime Minister. Moreover, Orban assured Putin that Hungary stands for the normalization of relations between …

  • Prime Minister of Hungary confirms that he will block the rapprochement of Ukraine with the EU and NATO

    The Hungarian government will not give up its intentions to block Ukraine’s integration into the EU and NATO if Kyiv does not change its law on education, as stated by the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán, the text of whose speech was made public on the website of the Hungarian government.

    “I would like to assure Transcarpathian Hungarians that no matter where the wind blows, the Hungarian government will not give up its position. We will resolutely defend it, not only here or in Kyiv, …