U.S. Secretary of State will visit Budapest next week as part of his European tour, National Security Advisor John Bolton said in a tweet.
Leaders of Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to arrive in February as part of Netanyahu’s efforts to shake up the EU consensus on issues related to the Palestinians and Iran
Netanyahu also referred to the ideological tie linking the two governments: „Both of us understand that radical Islam presents a true threat“ to Europe, Israel and Arab countries.
„Iran is the greatest threat and we are the front-line protecting Europe as well,“ Netanyahu said.
President Reuven Rivlin, who represents the liberal part of the Israeli right wing and has publicly criticized parts of the nation-state law, also understands this link.
With the backing of his ideological partner, Hungary’s leader has used the refugee crisis to erode his country’s democracy. First of a three-part series
(15.7.2018) Attending the meeting on the Russian side were Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov, and Healthcare Minister and Co-Chair of the Russian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation Veronika Skvortsova.
(9.4.2018) PM previously discussed possibility of Israel hosting a meeting of the Visegrad group, four countries whose governments are considered the most right-wing in Europe
(9.7.2018) On Monday morning, following reports in independent Hungarian media outlets that the recordings had disappeared, Magyar Idők issued an alert — including a red banner across the top of its homepage — and a statement announcing that it never took down any articles.
The paper’s editors wrote that their website experienced a technical problem on Friday night that resulted in the website being temporarily unavailable, and later some old articles also being unreachable.
“The editors of Magyar Idők Online reject all baseless speculation,” the statement said.
(6.7.2018) People working for Black Cube secretly taped meetings that were then cited by Prime Minister Victor Orbán.
In tandem with the upgrading of relations with Israel, there is growing friction between central European states and the EU. This revolves mainly around the issue of migrants. Tensions reached new heights this month over a compromise on closing the EU’s external borders and the establishment of screening centers for migrants. The measures were opposed by Germany, but strongly promoted by Hungary and Poland.