Transport Council, 2 June 2022, Luxembourg
The Council of Transport Ministers took place on 2 June 2022 in Luxembourg. On behalf of Hungary, Ambassador Gábor Baranyai attended the meeting. The Council adopted general approaches on the legislative proposals of the Fit for 55 package that relate to transport.
PM Orbán proposes leaving EU’s latest sanctions package against Russia off agenda at EC meeting
The prime minister said that if approved, the sanctions would immediately cause severe disruptions to Hungary’s energy supply, undermining the country’s energy security interests.
Justice Minister: Important to continue “constructive dialogue” with EU
Justice Minister Judit Varga said she would pay an official visit to Brussels probably in June, and have talks with justice commissioner Didier Reynders.
General Affairs Council, 23 May 2022, Brussels
At the General Affairs Council meeting on 23 May 2022, Hungary was represented by Minister Judit Varga. In the absence of Clément Beaune, French State Secretary for EU Affairs, the Council was chaired by Mikuláš Bek, Czech Minister for EU Affairs, and the Commission was represented by Vice-Presidents Dubravka Šuica, Vera Jourová and Maroš Šefčovič, and Commissioner Didier Reynders.
Market situation was the main focus at the Agrifish Council in May
Agriculture ministers exchanged views on agri-food market situation including the Solidarity Lanes, G7 Agri Ministers meeting and the 12th WTO ministerial meeting. The Ministers also adopted Council Conclusions on avian influenza vaccination on the 24th of May in Brussels.