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An overwhelming majority reinforced the government’s standpoint

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, June 26, 2017 7:31 PM

“An overwhelming majority, 99 percent of respondents reinforced the Governments’ standpoint with regard to all six questions put forward in the National Consultation”, The Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary State Secretary said at a press conference in Budapest on Monday.

Hungarian-Kazakh cooperation to be particularly developed within the fields of the oil industry, agriculture and water management

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 5:48 PM

“Hungary has an opportunity to develop its cooperation with Kazakhstan particularly within the fields of the oil industry, agriculture and water management”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in a telephone statement from Astana on Monday.

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog received OECD Secretary-General

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 26, 2017 4:23 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog received Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) in his office today.

Global OECD forum in Budapest: seeking escape routes out of a low-growth trap

Ministry for National Economy, June 26, 2017 4:22 PM

OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría opened the 3rd Global Forum on Productivity organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Budapest with a keynote speech on the importance of enhancing SME productivity within global value chains. In the introductory remarks delivered at the opening of a high-level policy panel on the first day of the event, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga analysed productivity challenges which the Hungarian economy is facing and pro-competitiveness measures the country has implemented or plans to introduce.

Viktor Orbán and Hunor Kelemen discuss further funding for Hungarians in Romania

The Prime Minister, June 26, 2017 1:59 PM

The Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi has informed the kormany.hu government news portal that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Kelemen Hunor, President of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, met in the Hungarian Parliament Building on Monday to discuss the current problems and challenges faced by the Hungarian community in Romania.

Nobody is endangering academic freedom

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 1:34 PM

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Press Chief, Tamás Menczer, there is no need to protect Hungarian academic freedom during the course of negotiations with the Governor of the State of New York State on the Central European University (CEU), because nobody is endangering it.

128 illegal border crosses apprehended over the weekend

Government, June 26, 2017 1:31 PM

“Police apprehended one hundred and twenty eight illegal border crossers within the territory of Hungary between Friday and Sunday”, the National Police Headquarters informed Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

Visegrád cooperation has become a worldwide brand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 12:37 PM

“Cooperation between the countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) is the strongest and most effective within the European Union, and has become a worldwide brand”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Kossuth Radio’s “Sunday Papers” program.

The leader of Germany’s social democrats would do better to be concerned about his own party

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 10:57 AM

“Everything always reminds Martin Schultz, leader of the German social democrats (SPD), about Hungary, whereas he would do better to be concerned about his own party in view of the fact that they have suffered defeats on a total of three regional elections”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in reaction to statements on Hungary by the German politician.

Security cannot be guaranteed without strict border controls

Government, June 26, 2017 10:55 AM

According to the Prime Minister’s Chief Security Advisor, the security of the European Union cannot be guaranteed without the strict protection of the border.