Hungary objected to the presence of Chinese companies on the list of the 13th package of EU sanctions aimed at Russia, according to an unnamed official reported by the Financial Times.
After months of wrangling, Hungary backed down from vetoing the crucial package, and an annual veto scenario was avoided
Russia appears to be fueling and seizing on neo-imperialist and nationalist sentiments in Europe in order to drive…
Ukraine and Hungary agreed to create a commission to resolve the issues related to the rights of the Hungarian minority in Ukraine, which have strained the bilateral relations between the two countries.
The leader of the Hungarian party Mi Hazank (Our Homeland), Laszlo Toroczkai, stated that his party would lay claim to Ukraine's Zakarpattia region if Ukraine loses its statehood due to the war with Russia.
Slovakia pledged to support the package, Hungary is likely to stop blocking the EU decision.
Finnish FM: Hungary gave us “positive signal” that it will stop blocking EU’s €50 billion Ukraine aid
Elina Valtonen, Finland's Foreign Minister, expressed confidence that Hungary, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, will not obstruct the €50 billion EU aid plan for Ukraine during the February 1st summit.
The European Parliament is set to vote on the resolution on 18 January.
Politico: Hungary may lift veto on EU’s four-year Ukraine aid package if aid disbursed and approved yearly
Hungary says it may lift its veto over the €50 billion EU financial assistance package for Ukraine if the aid is disbursed and reviewed each year, granting Orbán influence to block funding annually.
Business overrides politics in Slovakia and Hungary as both nations' defense firms expand production and cooperation with Ukraine despite claims of not supplying weapons
The European Union continues supporting Ukraine according to EC VP Jourová, who says it won't compel territorial giveaways to obtain a ceasefire pact with Russia.
Germany expresses confidence EU will discover method to deliver $55 billion Ukraine aid bypassing Hungary veto of package.
After Russia’s invasion in February 2022, Ukraine and Hungary had limited contact, as Hungary's leader is known for his pro-Russian stance. However, in recent weeks there have been increased interactions between the two countries' leaders.
The EU is working on a 20 billion euro backup aid package for Ukraine using a debt structure that avoids needing Hungary's approval, after a proposed 50 billion euro four-year package was vetoed by Hungary, as per FT sources.
A bold idea by German Chancellor Scholz allowed a crucial vote for Ukraine at the EU summit, but Hungary has 75 more chances to interfere
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has pledged to find an "operational solution" for routing funding to Ukraine, circumventing Hungary's veto. This comes as fighting persists along the entire frontline, with Russia focusing on capturing the devastated towns of Avdiivka and Marinka
Hungary's PM Orbán vetoed the €50 bn aid for Ukraine. European Council's President Charles Michel intends to gather EU leaders for another vote next month to secure funding.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to turn the European Union into a market to ruin it, says…
As EU leaders prepare to converge in Brussels, unblocked funds may persuade Hungary to approve crucial financial aid for Ukraine, but its membership bid still hangs in the air
The officials discussed the updates to Ukrainian legislation on national minorities and also addressed Ukraine beginning its EU accession talks.