According to Minister of State Pál Völner form the Ministry of Justice, the European Convention human Rights needs reforming, but no drastic steps need to be taken because Hungary and several other member states have issues with the decision of the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Speaking to reporters on 28 March in Budapest, Mr. Völner stressed: We have the right to protect our borders and screen organisations that are involved in the “migrant business”.
The European Union (EU) is growing through crises. The six-decade history of the EU demonstrates, however, that we have always managed to overcome difficulties, the Justice Minister stated in Szeged on Thursday.
“Hungary is complying fully with its international obligations”, the Minister of Justice said in Röszke on Friday.
“The majority of comments at Monday’s hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) were critical of the measures Hungary has introduced, but the Government’s migration policy is nevertheless slowly being adopted and applied throughout Europe”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said following the meeting, one of the topics of which was the state of the rule of law in Hungary.
“Hungary welcomes the participation of civil society in helping to solve the challenges facing Europe, but the various roles must be differentiated, because it is undeniable that it is governments who have the greatest legitimacy”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said at Monday’s hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
The Ministry for National Economy has informed Hungarian news agency MTI that Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga and Minister of Justice László Trócsányi held talks with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Giovanni Kessler on his organisation’s findings on the Budapest Metro Line 4 corruption case and related irregularities.
“If the external borders of the European Union are not reinforced, the mass flow of immigrants could lead to the building of walls between Member States”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said in an interview for Maltese daily The Times of Malta.
Minister of Justice and professor of law László Trócsányi has called for dialogue on the sphere of competence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in an article published in Thursday’s edition of Hungarian political weekly Figyelő.
“Brussels should stop intensifying European integration and protect the results achieved so far instead of continuously creating newer and newer institutions to try and solve the problems”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said on Karc FM radio station’s Álláspont (“Standpoint”) show.
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