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We prize our relations with Russia

The Prime Minister, September 18, 2018 9:43 PM

In Moscow on Tuesday, at a joint press conference held after his meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Hungary prizes its existing relations with Russia, saying that “both of us have an interest in maximising our successes”.

They are attacking Hungary with another false report to take away our border protection rights

Ministry of Interior, September 18, 2018 6:35 PM

“Brussels is attacking Hungary with another report that contains untruths so they can take away our right to protect our borders”, the Ministry of Interior stressed in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Hungarian-Russian relations are balanced and steady

The Prime Minister, September 18, 2018 6:27 PM

In Moscow on Tuesday, prior to his talks with Russian president Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán described relations between Hungary and Russia as balanced and predictable.

Cooperation with Russia is in Hungary’s national economic and national security interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 18, 2018 3:59 PM

“Cooperation with Russia is in Hungary’s national economic and national security interests”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told public media on Tuesday in Moscow.

There is no place for collective punishment in sport either

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 18, 2018 3:55 PM

“There is no place for collective punishment in sport either”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told public media on Tuesday in Moscow following a meeting with Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov.

We shall not surrender the right to defend our borders

The Prime Minister, September 18, 2018 12:15 PM

In Parliament on Monday, before the start of daily business, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared that “We shall not surrender the right to defend our borders”.

Government to contest vote on Sargentini Report at European Court of Justice

Prime Minister’s Office, September 18, 2018 11:00 AM

“The Government will be contesting the European Parliament (EP) vote on the Sargentini Report at the European Court of Justice in view of the fact that a two-thirds majority was achieved by ignoring the votes in abstention, in violation of the Treaty of Lisbon”, Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office Gergely Gulyás announced, relaying the decision made at Monday’s Cabinet meeting.

The next EU budget must serve research and digitalisation

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, September 17, 2018 4:48 PM

“The next EU budget must concentrate on research & development, digitalisation and reinforcing cohesion”, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics said at a press conference held by the Friends of Cohesion group of countries on Monday in Budapest.

It is most unfortunate that the Western European left want to lecture Eastern Europe

Government spokesperson, September 17, 2018 3:56 PM

“Hungary and the other Eastern European nations know what freedom is, because they struggled to achieve freedom during communism, and accordingly it is most unfortunate that the Western European political left are now lecturing these countries”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Monday in London, referring to last week’s vote in the European Parliament on the so-called Sargentini Report.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with executives of Deutsche Telekom

The Prime Minister, September 17, 2018 1:56 PM

On Monday morning in the Parliament Building Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Timotheus Höttges, Chief Executive of Deutsche Telekom (DT), Srini Gopalan, Member of the Board Management for Europe and Tibor Rékasi, Chief Executive of Magyar Telekom, with whom he reviewed the results achieved jointly in the field of Hungary’s digital development as well as the prospects and challenges of the next few years, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief said.