Hungary says no to the quotas, the relocation of refugees amounts to an invitation, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in an interview he gave the Italian newspaper La Stampa which was published on Friday.
Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has told Hungarian television channel M1 that setting up a joint European army is in the fundamental interests of the EU.
On Friday at a press conference held in front of the Capital’s Keleti railway station, György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said that Hungary is open to offering all possible help with relation to genuine refugees.
“The October referendum on the compulsory resettlement quota concerns the question of national sovereignty”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in London on Monday.
Referring to the case of the Hungarian woman who was raped by three Eritrean men in Germany, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 on Thursday that Europe must find answers to fundamental questions – such as, for example, whether it can protect its borders and citizens. This is what the referendum is about, he added.
On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that it is wrong to urge citizens not to vote or to invalidate their ballot papers in the referendum on compulsory migrant relocation in October.
The October quota referendum is an event of historic significance, and it is to be hoped that the electors will adopt a clear and unequivocal decision which will reinforce the Government in its political struggle with the European Commission, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the 60th Governmentinfo press conference which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
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.