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Majority of MPs believe national sovereignty must be protected

The majority of Members of Parliament take the view that national sovereignty must be protected, Miniszter Péter Szijjártó told journalists in summary of the five-party consultation held.

Flag set to half-mast on Parliament Square

The national flag was hoisted with full military honours at Kossuth Square on the anniversary of the 1948-49 Revolution and War of Independence and the Memorial Day for the Martyrs of Arad.

Migration is a global problem that requires a global response

"The UN must take a leading role in providing a solution”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the 70th general debate of the United Nations General Assembly.

We may become Central-Europe’s growth hub

Hungary has the capacity to become Central-Europe’s growth hub, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at the opening ceremony of the Bank of China’s RMB clearing centre in Hungary.

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IMF revised upward Hungary’s economic growth estimate

Ministry for National Economy, October 6, 2015 5:06 PM

Scheduled to coincide with its regular annual meeting organized this year in Lima, Peru, the International Monetary Fund published the latest World Economic Outlook, a study on global growth prospects.

1848–49 represented the awakening of Hungarian national consciousness

Ministry of Defence, October 6, 2015 5:12 PM

“1848–49 was an unforgettable period of the awakening of Hungarian national consciousness”, the Minister of Defence said in Budapest on Tuesday 6 October, the Memorial Day of the Martyrs of Arad.

The EU must tackle the issue of migration-related extra costs at member states

Ministry for National Economy, October 6, 2015 3:04 PM

In his speech delivered at the latest Ecofin session in Luxembourg, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga called upon the European Union not to take into account migration-related expenditures in the calculation of fiscal deficits, as these are extraordinary one-off items.

General government fiscal deficit reflects delay of EU transfers

Ministry for National Economy, October 6, 2015 4:30 PM

The central sub sector of the state budget accumulated a deficit of HUF 954.6bn at the end of September 2015. Within that, the shortfall of the central state budget totalled HUF 1006.6bn, while the Social Security Funds and Extrabudgetary State Funds posted surpluses of HUF 29.9bn and HUF 22.1bn, respectively. Recently, the European Commission has lifted the earlier suspension of the EU fund transfers, but it expected to show only later in state budget revenues.

The Government of Hungary offers its condolences

Government, October 6, 2015 3:08 PM

The Government offers its sincere condolences and sympathy to the family of Árpád Göncz, who passed away today.

Hungarian-Serbian cooperation is exemplary

Ministry of Justice, October 6, 2015 4:41 PM

"The Hungarian-Serbian cooperation shown with regard to handling the migrant crisis serve as an outstanding example to others, while Croatia seems to be unable to deal with the situation” Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said in an interview published in a Serbian daily newspaper Večernje Novosti on 6 October 2015.

Those who took part in rescue effort passed the test with distinction

Ministry of Defence, October 6, 2015 1:32 PM

Everyone participating in the rescue effort, including members of the defence forces, passed the test with distinction at the time of the red sludge disaster, the Defence Minister said at a conference held on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the sludge flood.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán holds talks with parliamentary groups

The Prime Minister, October 6, 2015 11:58 AM

On Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with the heads of parliamentary groups.

We must notice active heroes of hope

Prime Minister’s Office, October 6, 2015 10:38 AM

Ministerial Commissioner Szabolcs Takács, Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) delivered a speech at the Hungarian Institute in Pozsony (Bratislava) at the symposium entitled „Churches and rescuing human lives in World War II” on 5 October 2015.