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Hungary always stands up against decisions contrary to the country’s interests

Government spokesperson, October 3, 2017 5:05 PM

Hungary always stands up against decisions and measures which are contrary to the country’s best interests, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on the programme Deadline of the Danish television channel DR.

The Financial Times is losing sight of plain facts in its articles criticising Hungary

Government spokesperson, September 28, 2017 12:57 PM

“The series of attempted denunciations of Hungary by your newspaper presents opinion so determined in its criticism that it loses sight of plain facts”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács wrote in a reader’s letter published in Friday’s edition of the British business daily.

We do not give up protecting our own borders

Government spokesperson, September 27, 2017 11:48 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has told Hungarian television channel M1 that border protection falls within the competence of the Member States in the EU, the Government has never given it up and never will. However, it will still make every effort to prevent a permanent mechanism for the distribution of migrants from being established.

Proposed fine means a work of lifetime for majority of Hungarians

Government spokesperson, September 27, 2017 10:56 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has told Kossuth Rádió’s “180 minutes” programme that the sum, which according to the 2016 draft proposal of the European Commission, should be paid by member states for every single illegal migrant they refuse to relocate, means a work of lifetime for the majority of Hungarians.

The European Commission could punish countries that reject the “Soros Plan”

Government spokesperson, September 26, 2017 4:24 PM

“In addition to scare tactics, threats and political blackmail, the European Commission has also suggested a concrete punishment for countries that refuse to take part in the implementation of the Soros Plan”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said at a press conference in Budapest.

The Hungarian Government will do everything in its power to ensure that the ’Soros Plan’ cannot be forced onto anyone

Government spokesperson, September 25, 2017 3:27 PM

“The Hungarian Government will do everything in its power to ensure that the ’Soros Plan’ and the related measures cannot be forced onto countries that do not want it”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

The Soros plan deniers aren’t being straight with us

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 5:16 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács published an article entitled “The Financial Times and the Soros plan deniers: these people just aren’t being straight with us” in his blog in reaction to op-eds published in the Financial Times and an American conservative news portal questioning the existence of the Soros Plan.

The Soros Plan would require 30 thousand euros-a-head to support the integration of migrants

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 5:14 PM

According to George Soros’s plan, a total of 30 thousand euros would have to be paid out over a period of two years to help the integration of illegal immigrants”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday.

Incoming answers provide the Government with adequate means

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 11:03 AM

On Thursday evening, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that the incoming answers in the most recent National Consultation provide the Government with much energy and the adequate means, which can be used in international forums as well.

Hungary recognises the ruling of the European Court of Justice

Government spokesperson, September 18, 2017 3:38 PM

“Hungary recognises the ruling of the European Court of Justice, but it does not agree with it at all, and from several perspectives the legal and political battle against the EU’s refugee quotas are only just the beginning”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in Brussels.