Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that Brussels must be interested in what the Hungarian people have to say, and it is important what their message will be at the referendum to be held on 2 October.
On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that, according to recent surveys and reports, the number of migrants arriving in Europe in the last quarter of the year could even be as high as the total number of those arriving in the first three quarters.
The Government Spokesperson described the summer information campaign related to the quota referendum as absolutely necessary. Zoltán Kovács also said that the Government will take action to extend the state of crisis caused by illegal migration which will expire on 9 September.
On Saturday, in response to statements by the opposition commenting on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s address delivered at the 27th Bálványos Summer University, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian news agency MTI that the political Left in Hungary – together with Brussels – supports migration, while the Government of Hungary has set the restoration of security as its objective.
“The Government is calling on repatriated cross-border Hungarians to participate in the referendum”, Government spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in Tusnádfürdő at a forum organised during the 27th Bálványos Summer Free University.
“The Government is expecting the reorganisation of government tasks to result in greater speed and efficiency”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s current affairs program on Thursday.
Speaking about the referendum on EU mandatory relocation quotas on the Wednesday morning programme on Hungarian television channel M1, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said that people cannot be left out of decisions on the issue, and national governments cannot be bypassed.
On Tuesday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 in its evening programme that Brussels must be prevented from applying the mandatory relocation quotas, and it must be sent a clear message – the most effective form of which is a referendum.
The Visegrád countries will jointly protect the acquired rights of the Central-European nations in the European Union after Brexit, the Government Spokesperson said on Thursday evening on the programme of the public service television news channel M1.