“It is a lie that Hungary vetoed the EU statement on the International Criminal Court (ICC) case,” Hungarian Foreign Affairs spokesman Máté Paczolay told the Hungarian State News Agency, MTI on Monday evening. A placard showing a picture of Russian president Vladimir Putin with the direction of The Hague, the seat of the UN
Ukraine will have only one attempt at a major counter-offensive. If it fails, it will be extremely difficult to get funding for the next one, Czech President Petr Pavel said in an interview for Rzeczpospolita Daily. Petr Pavel in Poland. Photo by Roman Vondrous/PAP/CTK (JAP)
Slovakia has become the second country to approve sending 13 fighter jets to Ukraine after Poland announced it would send four yesterday.
Even if the government of Viktor Orbán campaigned for Hungary to leave the European Union, two-thirds of the country's population would vote to remain in the EU, HVG.hu reports, publishing a poll conducted by the Median research institute.
The Czech Republic earned 92 out of 100 possible points this year in Freedom House's ranking of world's democracies. Slovakia earned 90 points, Poland 81 points and Hungary 66 points. The US earned 83 points, Russia 16 and Belarus only 8 points out of 100.
The world has never been so close to turning a local war into a world war, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Kossuth Rádió.
The consumer price index (CPI) increased 25.4 percent year-on-year in February after a 25.7 percent rise in January, driven mostly by household energy and food prices, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday. Month on month, prices edged up by 0.8%. Fot. Csaba Nagy/Pixabay
- I believe that the ties that bind us are much stronger than the points on which we disagree at the moment, Katalin Novák said about the cooperation within the V4 Group, which includes Slovakia and Poland in addition to the Czech Republic and Hungary. Katalin Novák and Czech Miloš Zeman. Photo by MTI/Noémi Bruzák
We’re under constant pressure. They want to force us into war, and they’re using all the tools they can. So far we’ve managed to resist. This gives me hope. Hungary’s political leadership is strong enough to keep our country out of the war.
Some 62% of companies surveyed by recruiting site Profession.hu plan pay rises of 6-10% this year. Photo by Csaba Nagy / Pixabay (JAP)
The Vatican announced the three-day “apostolic journey”, the pontiff’s 41st visit abroad since he was elected in 2013, will include meetings with Hungary’s heads of state and government on Friday. (JAP)