Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said that the Visegrád cooperation (V4) is the closest and most effective alliance in Europe.
In Warsaw on Friday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union is not the cause of Europe’s present situation, but rather a consequence of it.
The Hungarian-Serbian border must be reinforced, and therefore an additional fence will be constructed, equipped with the latest technology.
The October quota referendum is an event of historic significance.
At a press conference, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Interior Károly Kontrát has said that the experience of recent months and years has shown that “migration and terrorism go hand in hand; since the beginning of this mass migration influx, more than three hundred people have died in terrorist attacks in Europe”.
Parliamentary Minister of State Csaba Dömötör called the referendum on migrant quotas being held on 2 October a national issue which stands above party politics. Mr Dömötör said that he expects the Democratic Coalition (DK) party – which is urging people not to vote – to clearly state whether it supports or rejects Brussels’ plans on migration policy.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Pope Francis at an audience held as part of the annual meeting of the International Catholic Legislators Network.
In Rome on Saturday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with Christian leaders from the Middle East.
On Friday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió that the Hungarian-Serbian border must be reinforced, and therefore an additional fence will be constructed, equipped with the latest technology.
According to György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, the main focus should be placed on protection of the Serbian border; construction of a fence along the Romanian border is it is not yet warranted.
The October quota referendum is an event of historic significance, and it is to be hoped that the electors will adopt a clear and unequivocal decision which will reinforce the Government in its political struggle with the European Commission, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the 60th Governmentinfo press conference which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that it is wrong to urge citizens not to vote or to invalidate their ballot papers in the referendum on compulsory migrant relocation in October.