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Zoltán KOVÁCS

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The European Commission has not taken into account any of the developments

Government spokesperson, May 27, 2016 9:57 AM

On Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the European Commission has not taken into account any of the developments before launching an infringement procedure against Hungary over segregation of Roma children in schools.

The Government and the majority of people are against mandatory resettlement quotas

Government spokesperson, May 13, 2016 1:45 PM

On Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 in its morning show that the Government and the majority of people do not want mandatory resettlement quotas in Hungary.

Hungarian diplomacy will have a lot to do

Government spokesperson, May 13, 2016 11:41 AM

On Thursday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that Hungarian diplomacy will have a lot to do in order to make Brussels understand that mandatory resettlement quotas are not a solution.

Hungary standing in the way of immigration

Prime Minister’s Office, May 19, 2016 8:26 PM

Hungary is standing in the way of immigration which is contrary to the ideas of quite a few European great powers and the United States, Lázár János said at the press conference Governmentinfo 50 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.

Government decides on national bus manufacturing strategy

Government spokesperson, May 11, 2016 4:22 PM

During a break in Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian news agency MTI that in order to promote the competitiveness of the Hungarian bus manufacturing sector, the Government has decided to establish and implement a national bus manufacturing strategy.

The incident in Körmend must be investigated

Government spokesperson, May 6, 2016 5:52 PM

On Thursday, Hungarian portal atv.hu reported that the previous day migrants at the Körmend migrant reception centre “kicked in” the full-height window of the neighbouring police academy’s sports hall. According to the report, the incident occurred after migrants “started staring at a training session of the junior female handball team, and when the officer in charge at the school asked them to leave, one of the men kicked in the window”.

Agreement on counter-terrorism action plan in the making

Government, April 2, 2016 8:21 AM

A five-party consultation was held on Friday at the Ministry of Interior regarding the Government’s counter-terrorism action plan which will be debated by the Cabinet on Monday, and in the wake of this debate, there will be another consultation with the parliamentary parties. After the Friday consultation, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said: there were no fundamental disagreements on professional issues, and an agreement may well be reached.

The number of migrants is increasing despite protective measures

Government spokesperson, March 4, 2016 1:01 PM

“The number of migrants arriving in Hungary is increasing despite the greatest possible protective measures”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on M1 Hungarian Television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

The Government is determined to keep the Erzsébet voucher scheme

Government spokesperson, February 23, 2016 5:00 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has announced that the Government of Hungary is determined to keep the Erzsébet meal and grocery voucher scheme, but at the same time it acknowledges and respects the ruling on the system made by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).