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Zoltán KOVÁCS

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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.

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács visits Washington

Government spokesperson, April 28, 2017 10:46 AM

During his four-day visit to Washington D.C., Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács met with Members of Congress and reporters, as well as visiting think-tanks, background institutions and the Congressional Research Service.

The problem is with NGOs, not charities and volunteer organisations

Government spokesperson, April 25, 2017 10:28 AM

“The problem isn’t with the some 60 thousand civil organisations operating in Hungary, but with so-called NGOs, which are trying to prove that they are true civil organisations”, Government Spokesman Zoltán Kovács said in an interview for Hungarian daily Magyar Hírlap, who in addition to the planned new legislation on organisations that receive funding from abroad also spoke about border protection and the Hungarian legal action against the quota system.

Government Spokesman rejects statements by The New York Times concerning transit zones

Government spokesperson, April 21, 2017 3:52 PM

Government Spokesman Zoltán Kovács says it is outrageous that The New York Times is comparing refugees in transit zones to the victims of the Holocaust.

Brussels attacks Hungary due to immigration

Government spokesperson, April 12, 2017 5:16 PM

Brussels is attacking Hungary due to immigration, the European Commission is trying to put pressure on Hungary to „forcefully” achieve the adoption of the mandatory quotas and the elimination of the border closure, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Wednesday at a press conference held in Budapest.

There are no conditions in the new legislation that cannot be met

Government spokesperson, April 7, 2017 11:50 AM

There are no conditions in the new legislation brought into force through the amendment of the higher education law that cannot be observed or met, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács highlighted on Friday on the programme 180 minutes of Kossuth Rádió.