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Zoltán KOVÁCS

Government spokesperson

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Attempts made to put pressure on Hungary

Prime Minister’s Office, June 15, 2017 8:06 PM

The European Commission wants to put pressure on Hungary with the infringement procedure instituted in the quota case, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 92 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.

Martin Schulz should leave Hungary out of German election campaign

Government spokesperson, June 14, 2017 12:39 PM

The Government refutes Martin Schulz’s statement in the strongest possible terms as the chancellor candidate of the German social democrats “attempts to embroil Hungary in the German internal political campaign”, and evidently “seeks to use to his political advantage” Hungary’s approach to the issue of migration which widely departs from his own, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday.

The major cases of corruption indicated by OLAF concern the previous governments

Government spokesperson, June 2, 2017 10:00 AM

“The major cases of corruption indicated to Hungary by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) concern the previous, liberal and left-wing governments”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

Hungary is opposed to loosening of legal framework relating to illegal migration

Government spokesperson, May 29, 2017 7:40 PM

Hungary is consistently opposed to all attempts which may seek to loosen the existing legal framework, in particular, in respect of illegal migration, and is also opposed to all attempts which seek to re-construe the existing rules and regulations, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told the Hungarian news agency MTI after a background discussion held at the Hungarian Embassy in Vienna on Monday.

László Botka’s statement has let the cat out of the bag

Government spokesperson, May 26, 2017 10:17 AM

László Botka’s statement about demolishing the fence has “let the cat out of the bag”, Government spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

Stake of next few years: preservation of Hungary’s sovereignty

Prime Minister’s Office, May 19, 2017 7:52 AM

The next few years will probably be about whether Hungary will be able to preserve the independence it has gained since its accession to the EU, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 88 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.

This is the most successful National Consultation to date

Government spokesperson, May 13, 2017 1:29 PM

According to the Government Spokesperson, the current National Consultation is the most successful to date, the number of returned questionnaires having crossed the 1.3 million mark on Friday.

Migration isn’t the answer to Europe’s problems

Government spokesperson, May 12, 2017 9:46 AM

“Immigration is definitely not the answer to Europe’s problems, be they economic, demographic or employment-related”, the Government Spokesperson said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

The only voice not being heard on the issue of foreign universities is that of the Government

Government spokesperson, May 5, 2017 10:16 AM

“Only one participant’s right to be heard has been restricted in the international dispute that has erupted with regard to the amendment to the Act on Higher Education, and it is that of the Hungarian Government”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said at a debate held by the 21st Century Institute at Budapest’s House of Terror Museum on Thursday afternoon.