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Zoltán KOVÁCS

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Fewer administrative offices, fewer bureaucrats

Government spokesperson, February 12, 2016 10:08 AM

On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the planned restructuring of public administration started by the Government as part of its bureaucracy-cutting programme has started half a decade ago.

In security issues there is no room for compromises

Government spokesperson, February 12, 2016 10:11 AM

On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the Government would like to reach an agreement with the opposition on the issue of the proposed amendment to the Fundamental Law, but “in security issues there is no room for compromises”.

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.

All ministries to terminate their subscription contracts with Magyar Telekom

Government spokesperson, December 17, 2015 2:28 PM

On Thursday the Government Spokesperson told MTI that the Government has instructed all ministries and ministerial background institutions to terminate their subscription contracts with Magyar Telekom. He later added that they will terminate mobile internet subscriptions.

Infringement procedure is revenge

Prime Minister’s Office, December 10, 2015 8:21 PM

János Lázár takes the view that the European Commission instituted a procedure on account of the Hungarian asylum regulations because Hungary contested the EU decision on the mandatory quotas before the European Court.

The V4 cooperation is an example of European solidarity

Government spokesperson, December 7, 2015 10:50 AM

In reference to the Visegrád countries’ (V4) summit held in Prague, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told daily papers Magyar Hírlap and Magyar Idők on Saturday that European solidarity is not measured by “some kind of quotas” or forced measures, but by EU Member States jointly and decisively stepping up in the interest of common issues.

The presence of military police is a necessary part of our lives

Government spokesperson, December 4, 2015 12:02 PM

On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the presence of armed military police on duty in public areas is “now a necessary part of our lives” under the increased threat of terrorism that Europe has to face.

More than nine hundred thousand people have signed the petition against resettlement quotas

Government spokesperson, November 30, 2015 2:55 PM

In Komló on Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács spoke at a press conference as part of the nationwide tour organised in connection with Fidesz’s petition launched on 6 November against the EU’s migrant resettlement quota.

Security border closure would also work in other countries

Government spokesperson, November 27, 2015 11:41 AM

The southern security border closure has proved that it works and fulfils its function, and if these security measures were also implemented in other EU Member States, such as Greece, there would be no incidents where migrants attempt to break through the border at the Greek-Macedonian border section, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács spoke about this on the public service television news channel M1 on Friday morning.