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We must not return to the education system in place before 2010

Viktor Orbán said that Hungary must not return to the education system in place before 2010, adding that in his opinion the current government has chosen the right direction in this field.

The Government is supporting Hungarian capital

Viktor Orbán said that “The Government is supporting Hungarian capital and, bearing in mind the country’s size, the road to success leads through exports”.

Migration is the number one public security issue

Following talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán said that a new situation has been established in the European Union: migration has become the number one public security issue.

Hungary and Mongolia are both successful

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that “Hungary and Mongolia are both successful and the governments of the two countries both have an interest in joint successes”.

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The security of everyday life is most important

Government, February 7, 2016 8:29 AM

“Further measures are required in view of the increased risk and threat of terrorism”, the Head of the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister declared at a conference on Saturday.

Europe has not faced this many security threats since WWII

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 5, 2016 7:03 PM

„Europe has not faced this many security threats since the Second World War: the continent is facing grave challenges from both the south and east”, Péter Szijjártó with respect to Friday’s informal meeting of EU Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers in Amsterdam.

The pre-2010 education system was a complete failure

Government spokesperson, February 5, 2016 11:11 AM

“It must be made clear that the education system prior to 2010 was a complete failure, so this is not a system we can return to”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Thursday night on M1 Hungarian television.

Less bureaucracy also means better international competitiveness

Prime Minister’s Office, February 5, 2016 10:23 AM

“Reducing bureaucracy is aimed at increasing the country’s competitiveness and increasing its economy”, the Minister of Prime Minister’s Office said in an interview with Hungarian news agency MTI. János Lázár summed up the basic principle behind reducing bureaucracy with a quote from Elbert Einstein: “The state is our servant and not we its slaves”.

The Government is prepared to begin negotiations on public education

Prime Minister’s Office, February 4, 2016 6:42 PM

“The Government is ready to begin talks on public education at any time, but asks that politics isn’t taken into schools”, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office said at the Government Info 38 press conference.

Polish Prime Minister to hold talks in Budapest next Monday

The Prime Minister, February 3, 2016 4:43 PM

On Wednesday afternoon Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski in Parliament. The Polish politician was on an official visit to Budapest to hold talks with his Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó.

Hungarian-Polish cooperation will always be in the focus of Hungarian foreign policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 3, 2016 3:14 PM

“Hungarian-Polish and Visegrád Group cooperation has always been in the focus of Hungarian foreign policy and will remain so in future”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and trade Péter Szijjártó said following talks with his Polish counterpart on Wednesday.

Retail sector closed the year 2015 with impressive data

Ministry for National Economy, February 3, 2016 11:28 AM

The retail sector’s growth of 2015 was unprecedented in the past more than ten years, Deputy State Secretary for Domestic Economy Áron Márk Lenner told public news channel M1, commenting on the latest retail sales data published by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) earlier today.

No migration route may pass through Hungary

Government, February 3, 2016 12:23 PM

According to the Prime Minister’s Chief Advisor on National Security, the migration route could change, but the Government will do everything possible to ensure that it does not pass through Hungary.