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Security has become the key priority in Europe

In a speech at a summit between China and Central and Eastern European countries held in Suzhou, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that Europe has been attacked, and is exposed to further threats.

Communism was an insane idea

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that today no one doubts that National Socialism, like Communism, was an insane idea.

November 20, 2015 6:02 PM

The EU Treaty must be reconsidered

The Prime Minister said that “Dublin is dead, Schengen lives”.

Migrants coming from war zones must be taken seriously

The terrorist attacks have directed our attention to a fact: people are coming to the European Union from zones in which some Member States of the EU are – to varying degrees – at war.

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Retail sector continues to record sales growth above the EU average, September 2015

Ministry for National Economy, November 26, 2015 3:21 PM

In September 2015, the volume of retail sales grew by 5.1 percent year-on-year, and thus the sector’s positive sales trend has been in place for the 28th consecutive month. In the initial nine months of the year, the volume of sales was up by 5.9 percent year-on-year. These growth figures exceed both the EU and the Euro-zone averages.

Number of convictions for people smuggling has multiplied over the past years

Government spokesperson, November 26, 2015 11:18 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that while in 2010 only about 150 cases of people smuggling were recorded, this year, to date already 535 cases have been uncovered. This shows that parallel to the migration wave, organised crime is also on the increase, he said.

Hungary has a good chance of successfully challenging quota system

Ministry of Justice, November 26, 2015 12:09 PM

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi told business weekly Figyelő that Hungary has a good chance of mounting a successful legal challenge to the European Union's migrant quota system in the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial stone of Gulag victims

Ministry of Defence, November 25, 2015 4:23 PM

On the morning of Wednesday, 25 November – the Memorial Day of Hungarian Political Prisoners and Forced Labourers Transported to the Soviet Union – a moment of silence was observed and a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the memorial stone of the victims of Gulags in Budapest.

Hungary has become a full member of the European Space Agency (ESA)

Ministry of National Development, November 25, 2015 2:23 PM

After many years of cooperation resulting in great success we can finally declare that Hungary is now a full member of the ESA and is ready to take advantage of the opportunities efficiently – Deputy State Secretary for Info-communication at the Ministry of National Development Károly Balázs Solymár said at the formal accession ceremony on 24 November 2015 at the Embassy of Hungary in Paris.

The Transatlantic Community and Russia need to consult with each other

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 25, 2015 4:13 PM

On Wednesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian News Agency MTI in a statement that solving the Syrian situation and stopping the Islamic is only possible if the Transatlantic Community and Russia consult with each other.

Every twelfth second a migrants arrives in the EU

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, November 25, 2015 4:38 PM

At a press conference held on Tuesday in Szeged, Head of Cabinet of the Prime Minister Antal Rogán said that on average, every twelfth second a new migrant enters the European Union illegally; there is no real control t at the continent’s southern border.

Hungarian-Chinese Prime Ministerial meeting in Suzhou

The Prime Minister, November 25, 2015 12:00 PM

At a bilateral meeting in Suzhou, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his gratitude to Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang for the excellent Chinese-Hungarian cooperation. The main topic of the discussion was the potential expansion of Hungarian agricultural products’ export to China.