92% of Hungarians are satisfied with the ambulance service, according to an October opinion poll by Nézőpont Intézet. Technological upgrade also plays an important role in the positive image. 49% of the adult population has had prior contact with paramedics; 61% have seen the new vehicles.
86% of the adult population know of V4 and 63% think it serves their country well in enforcing its interests, according to a survey conducted by Nézőpont Intézet. 47% of respondents are optimistic about the future, 82% would not want their country to exit the EU, and 77% reject refugee quotas.
The French president regularly criticized the V4 countries last year, which has marked his image. Although awareness of him has increased, 38% now has a bad opinion of him against 33% who like him, according to a poll conducted by Nézőpont Intézet in Hungary, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia.
Protection of the nation state and sovereignty was a common point between Hungary and the US, said expert Michael Gonzalez of the Washingtonian Heritage Foundation at a Nov 12 open event by Nézőpont Institute. Head of Médianéző Levente Boros presented Nézőpont Institute's October poll on the V4.
The Left had failed to define itself in relation to national interests, globalisation and migration, said Nézőpont CEO Ágoston Sámuel Mráz. The Left would have to stay clear of neoliberalism if it wanted to compete, stressed former MSZP vice-president Katalin Szili at a Nézőpont event on Nov 7.