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Zoltán KOVÁCS

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Civil disobedience is a political category

Government spokesperson, July 14, 2017 12:10 PM

According to the Government Spokesperson, civil disobedience is a political category; Hungarian law does not allow any non-governmental organisation to withdraw itself from the scope of effect of laws that have been adopted by the National Assembly.

There’s no need to be scared of an infringement procedure

Government spokesperson, July 14, 2017 10:39 AM

“There’s no need to be scared of an infringement procedure”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács highlighted on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs programme.

Freedom can only be enjoyed if the country is safe

Government spokesperson, July 7, 2017 10:24 AM

“Freedom can only be enjoyed if the Government provides for the safety of everyday life”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs programme.

Zoltán Kovács replies to critical article of The Economist

Government spokesperson, July 7, 2017 9:41 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has replied to a recent critical editorial on Hungarian politics and the EU’s sanctioning opportunities published in British weekly The Economist.

The Government will continue its outreach activities following the National Consultation

Government spokesperson, June 30, 2017 1:25 PM

“The Government will continue its outreach activities even following the close of the National Consultation”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Kossuth Radio’s “180 Minutes” program on Friday morning.

Hungary is not anti-EU, and in fact would like to return to the European Union’s fundamental values

Government spokesperson, June 30, 2017 1:24 PM

“Hungary is not anti-EU at all, and in fact would like to return to the European Union’s fundamental values, for instance with regard to preserving national sovereignty”, the Government Spokesperson said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

There is a mutual intention on the part of Paris and Budapest to become acquainted with each other’s standpoints

Government spokesperson, June 27, 2017 1:24 PM

“There is a mutual intention on the part of the new Parisian leadership and the Hungarian Government to become acquainted with each other’s standpoints and to engage in dialogue”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Paris following talks with the advisors of recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron.

The quota dispute goes against the original spirit of the EU

Government spokesperson, June 24, 2017 12:27 PM

According to Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács, we should be agreeing on things with regard to which there is a consensus among member states, according to the original spirit of the European Union.

The time has come for Eastern European countries to be treated as equal partners

Government spokesperson, June 24, 2017 12:26 PM

“V4 cooperation provides a good opportunity for Eastern European countries to be treated as equal partners”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács explained on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.