On 29 November 2012, István Hegedűs commented on the blog post by Neelie Kroes, member of the European Commission on the situation of the media in Hungary, in which she strongly criticised the media policy of the Hungarian government and the activities of the Media Council.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió on 11 September 2017 about German governmental reactions to the ruling of the European Court of Justice on the refugee quotas. The Visegrad co-operation on nationalistic basis so far is over, he claimed.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió on 8 December 2017 about the public hearing in the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament on the situation in Hungary and the decisions of the European Commission to refer Hungary to the European Court of Justice over three infringement cases.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió on 14 March 2018 about the reform plans of the euro area. He emphasised that the forthcoming joint German-French proposal would not create a division of the European Union to Eastern and Western member states.