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Reaction to US concern over Hungary’s Sovereignty Protection Law

Friday, December 22nd, 2023

In a first reaction, a commentator finds the statement by the US State Department hostile. READ MORE

Bulgaria withdraws tax on Russian gas to Serbia and Hungary

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

A pro-government columnist suspects that the idea to impose a tax on the TurkStream gas pipeline was suggested to Bulgaria by the United States. READ MORE

PM’s aide says Hungary is not alone

Thursday, December 14th, 2023

Political scientist Balázs Orbán MP who serves as political director in the Prime Minister’s office describes Hungary’s strategy as seeking ‘connectivity rather than division into blocks’. READ MORE

Former Hungarian Foreign Minister bids farewell to Kissinger

Tuesday, December 5th, 2023

The Foreign Minister of the first democratically elected government in modern Hungarian history sees the deceased former US Secretary of State and national security adviser as one of the rare architects of world politics and someone who was deeply interested in Hungarian history. READ MORE

A travelogue on PM Orbán’s visit to China

Saturday, October 28th, 2023

A member of the delegation that accompanied the Prime Minister to China to attend the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative describes her positive impressions there. READ MORE

Pro-government journalist denied US diplomatic entry visa

Friday, September 15th, 2023

Government-friendly outlets vituperate against the US Embassy for denying a diplomatic entry visa to György Szöllősi, editor-in-chief of Nemzeti Sport, the only nationwide print sports daily in Hungary. READ MORE

Prominent pro-government daily calls opposition leaders ’ordinary traitors’

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

The nationwide pro-government print daily defines accepting US financial help for political activities as ‘high treason’. READ MORE

Weeklies on US-Hungary relations

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Although the new restrictions on visa-free travel imposed by the United States on Hungarian citizens will not create problems for most visitors, the weeklies see them as a serious development, a litmus test of the deterioration of Hungary’s ties with its main ally. READ MORE

Further comments on US visa waiver restrictions

Friday, August 4th, 2023

Although the new restriction on visa-free travel to the United States is largely symbolic, the issue has stirred strong emotional reactions in the Hungarian media. READ MORE

US tightens visa waiver for Hungarians

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

Opinions sharply diverge on the decision by the United States to limit the validity of visa-free entry permits for Hungarian citizens to one journey per year. READ MORE