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ParliamentaryElections2020/ PM Orban: December 6 - a turning point; you must come to vote

The PNL (National Liberal Party) leader, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, on Thursday, stated that the parliamentary elections represent a turning point and assured that the exercise of the ballot will be done in the safest conditions to protect health.

Corruption Couldn’t Shake Orban’s Credibility; a Sex Scandal Just Might

Jozsef Szajer, one of the so-called "dorm guys" - the closest confidants of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the original founders of his Fidesz party - was forced to resign from the European Parliament and quit Fidesz after being busted in Brussels in what seems to have been a gay orgy involving 25 men and drugs.

ParliamentaryElection2020/INTERVIEW/ Ludovic Orban: In democracy, winner party gives the Premier, PSD to stay out of power

The president of the PNL (National Liberal Party, ed. n.), Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, said in an interview with AGERPRES that in democracy the prime minister is given by the winning party, saying that the PSD (Social Democratic Party, ed. n.) is the only formation with which the Liberals have clearly decided not to negotiate after the parliamentary election on 6 December.

Democracy Digest: Poland and Hungary Refuse to Back Down over EU Veto

Orban, who believes in the power of narratives, said the debate is not really about the rule of law, but about the rule of the majority. "There are a number of issues where we have a dispute with the other EU countries, like on migration and gender, and this would mean they could force their interpretation on us in all these questions.

Turkey rejects European Parliament resolution on Cyprus

Turkey on Nov. 27 rejected a "non-binding" resolution by the European Parliament against Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on the Varosha and Cyprus issues.

"We completely reject the non-binding resolution adopted by the MEPs on our country and the TRNC," said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy in a statement.