At a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács announced the Government’s decision to set up a coordination committee under the auspices of the Centre for Counter-terrorism; the coordination committee’s task will be to improve work related to counter-terrorism and prevention.
On Tuesday morning, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that, with regard to illegal migration, “we must stop avoiding the subject”.
On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told television channel TV2 that it is in the best interest of everybody for us to be able to stop the flow of illegal migrants at the border between Turkey and Greece.
On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the measure of solidarity is not acceptance of the quota system planned by the EU, but participation in protection of the EU’s borders.
On Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the amendment of over one hundred pieces of legislation related to reducing bureaucracy and the adoption of the act on e-administration are expected for next spring.
We have the technical conditions and the necessary live force to protect the country’s borders even if there should be a change in the routes of illegal migration, the Government Spokesperson stressed on the Thursday evening programme of the public service television news channel M1.
The Hungarian Government respects Germany’s desire to let immigrants in, but finds it inconceivable that this decision should be binding on any other countries, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said. János Lázár spoke about this at the press conference “Governmentinfo 29 – Government actions explained” which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.