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Hearing in European Parliament aimed against Hungarian Government’s migration policy

Government spokesperson, February 27, 2017 7:12 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that the hearing held in the European Parliament (EP) on Monday is aimed against the Hungarian Government’s migration policy.

Vast majority of issues related to rule of law in Hungary have already been clarified

Government spokesperson, February 27, 2017 4:52 PM

The Government has already clarified vis-a-vis European institutions the vast majority of the issues that are expected to be raised at the hearing in the European Parliament (EP) to be held on Monday with respect to the situation of fundamental rights in Hungary, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács stated at his press conference held in Brussels before the hearing.

Opposition parties have betrayed the Olympics

Government spokesperson, February 24, 2017 11:10 AM

On Thursday evening Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that the opposition parties have betrayed the Olympics, thus dismantling national unity on the issue.

If EU extends tough treatment to its own nationals, it must extend same treatment to immigrants

Government spokesperson, February 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that if the EU extends tough treatment to its own nationals, it must extend the same treatment to immigrants.

Government launches internet consultation

Government spokesperson, February 15, 2017 4:32 PM

“The Government is launching an internet consultation on regulatory issues that have arisen as a result of the Verona bus accident”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in the recess of today’s cabinet meeting.

The OLAF corruption case highlights the culpability of municipality and state governance before 2010

Government spokesperson, February 10, 2017 12:34 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has told Hungarian television channel M1 that the timeframe of OLAF’s report on Budapest’s Metro 4 project clearly shows that administrations at metropolitan and state levels prior to 2010 are to be held responsible for the abuses in that project.

Government’s proposals now central concepts in Brussels

Government spokesperson, February 10, 2017 11:48 AM

On Friday morning, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Kossuth Radio’s “180 Minutes” programme that the pragmatic and practical steps Hungary has been highlighting for two years are now central concepts in the European Union.

Europe’s external borders must be reinforced

Government spokesperson, February 6, 2017 5:47 PM

“The joint statement adopted at last week’s EU summit in Malta is to all intents and purposes equivalent to what Hungary has been proposing with relation to reinforcing the protection of Europe’s external borders and restoring law and order along the EU’s border zones in the interests of managing the situation”, Zoltán Kovács said in London.

The viewpoints highlighted by Hungary with regard to migration are prevailing one step at a time

Government spokesperson, February 4, 2017 7:46 PM

“The positions that Hungary has been stressing for some time with regard to stopping migration are slowly prevailing, one step at a time”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI, based on the news received so far from the EU summit in Malta.

Interesting that Transparency International had no major remarks before 2010

Government spokesperson, January 25, 2017 3:14 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács finds it interesting that Transparency International (TI) had no major remarks before 2010, during the period of the Gyurcsány and Bajnai Governments when there were fundamental problems with the utilisation of public funds.