‘Orban cannot yield’ on migration, Christian values, Fidesz official says

Hungary’s far-right Fidesz party has shrugged off an ultimatum from the European People’s Party (EPP) to avoid being jettisoned from European Parliament’s conservative bloc.

Fidesz’s communications director, Balazs Hidveghi, told reporters on Wednesday the far-right party, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, “cannot yield” to conditions set by the EPP’s German-born leader Manfred Weber.

“The defense of European Christian values and stopping migration is more important than party discipline,” Hidveghi said.

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