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Southern borders must be protected

Hungary is compelled to protect its southern borders, but this measure is in no way directed against Serbia and the Serbian people, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated on Wednesday in Budapest.

The EU recognised that there is unparalleled pressure on Hungary

The European Union itself has recognised that most of the pressure that is currently weighing on Europe due to illegal migration affects Hungary.

Hungary is seeking Europe’s help

In a letter written to the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sought Europe’s help in the matter of illegal migration.

Hungary complies in full with all EU regulations

Hungary fully complies with every EU regulation, Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in the break of the Cabinet meeting on migration held in Parliament.

Leading news

Good neighbourly relations between Serbia and Hungary may continue in the years to come

The Prime Minister, July 1, 2015 6:23 PM

The issue of migration, the management of „modern-age mass migration”, or in other words, the restoration of the patrolling of the Hungarian border, is not a factor that could distance Hungary from Serbia, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at the Hungarian-Serbian business forum organised by Magyar Nemzeti Kereskedőház Zrt. in Budapest on Wednesday.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees may extend its operations in Budapest

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 1, 2015 3:14 PM

The Government debated and approved the proposal on the finalisation and promulgation of the text of the protocol on the modification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Hungary and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at its meeting held on 21 June. The document will be promulgated shortly.

Serbian, Austrian and Hungarian interior ministers agreed on cooperation

Ministry of Interior, July 1, 2015 1:17 PM

The Serbian, Austrian and Hungarian interior ministers agreed on close cooperation on Tuesday in Budapest in the interest of curbing the extreme migration pressure affecting their countries. The ministers laid down their agreement in a memorandum of understanding.

We will be a member of a stronger NATO by next summer

Ministry of Defence, June 30, 2015 4:30 PM

As a result of the reinforcement measures taken in the recent period, Hungary will be a member of a more agile and stronger NATO by next summer, the Minister of Defence stated at the annual conference of defence, military and air attachés in Budapest on Tuesday, 30 June.

American companies consider Hungary to be an important economic partner

Ministry for National Economy, June 30, 2015 3:43 PM

Hungary has managed to successfully confront the financial crisis the repercussions of which Greece is suffering from even today, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the business forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary. Speaking of the country’s current economic situation the Minister pointed out that macro-economic indicators, which have recently tended to beat prior expectations, provide an investor-friendly business environment also for American enterprises operating in Hungary.

Potential fallout of Greek crisis factored into 2016 Budget

Ministry for National Economy, June 30, 2015 1:12 PM

The Government has adopted a stable budget for 2016 which takes into account the potential repercussions of the Greek crisis and includes a contingency fund of above HUF 200bn, Minister of State for Public Finances Péter Benő Banai told public news channel M1.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding the homicide of the Prosecutor General of Egypt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 30, 2015 3:37 PM

It was with deep shock and sorrow that Hungary learned of the heinous murder of the Prosecutor General of Egypt, Hisham Barakat, a leading figure of combating terrorism.

European Investment Bank provides loan facility of 500 million EUR to Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, June 30, 2015 10:56 AM

EIB Vice-President László Baranyai and Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga signed a loan agreement for EUR 500 million. The main rationale for concluding the agreement was that low-cost EIB loans make the co-financing of projects supported by EU funding easier.