In the Hungarian Parliament, following bilateral negotiations in Budapest on 6 June 2016, Hungarian and Israeli Ministers of Justice László Trócsányi and Ayelet Shaked talked to journalists about the importance of combating hate speech and terrorism.
The government of Hunagry is committed to the freedom of expression and consistently takes actions against hate speech, stressed Minister of Justice László Trócsányi in Budapest, on 06 June 2016 at a Hungarian-Israeli conference entitled Internet Usage and Responsibility.
At the 21st Meeting of the Komárom-Esztergom County Nationality Folklore Ensembles on 28 May, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner said that we often hear voices from Brussels and the United States calling upon us to give up our culture – or nowadays even to admit masses of people who do not accept our values.
EU institutions – the European Parliament and the European Commission in particular – use advisory bodies as a means to exert political pressure, Justice Minister László Trócsányi said in an interview he gave the Polish conservative monthly WPIS.
In an interview with the Polish daily Rzeczpospolita, Hungary’s Minister of Justice László Trócsányi has said that the European Union should not intervene in the internal affairs of Member States, but should exercise the powers which are within its competence.
After talks with his Hungarian counterpart László Trócsányi in Krakow on 8 April, Poland’s Minister of Justice and Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro announced that his country is supporting the lawsuit filed last December by Hungary at the European Court of Justice against the EU mandatory migrant resettlement quota, because it considers Hungary’s complaint to be legitimate.
At a press conference, state secretary at the Hungarian Justice Ministry Pál Völner has said that “Hungary is committed to proceeding with the lawsuit it has launched against compulsory migration quotas, and in light of the terror threat its resolve is absolute”.
After an extraordinary meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council in Brussels on 24 March, Minister of State Barna Berke told Hungarian news agency MTI that “In addition to expressing solidarity and support, the joint statement adopted by the JHA Council also focused on tightening cooperation and the importance of information sharing”.
“There is no more time to waste, decision-making shall be accelerated”, said Minister of State Barna Berke prior to the extraordinary meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA) in Brussels on 24 March. In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the Netherlands presidency has convened an extraordinary meeting of ministers for justice and security and representatives of the EU institutions.
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