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Merkel to Meet Orbán in Berlin Next Week

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.02.07.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for talks in her Berlin office on February 10, the German government’s deputy spokeswoman said on Friday.

Their talks will focus on bilateral relations, European political affairs and international issues, Ulrike Demmer said.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 4 pm.

Merkel Thanks Hungary for Its Role in German Unification

Lately, referring to Fidesz’s suspended membership in the European People’s Party, House Speaker László Kövér (Fidesz) suggested that “the EPP will do what (Germany’s) CDU party tells them,” and added that a possible majority within the party for a vote to exclude Fidesz “will depend on what the Germans say”.

Featured photo illustration via Viktor Orbán’s Facebook page