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The Hungarian standpoint has been put forward as the EU’s expectation towards Kiev

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 9, 2017 8:40 AM

“The Hungarian standpoint with relation to the Ukrainian Education Act was put forward as a joint expectation towards Ukraine on the part of the European Union following Friday’s session of the EU-Ukraine Association Council in Brussels”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced following the meeting.

The current debate within the EU touches on the issue of freedom

The Prime Minister, December 8, 2017 12:59 PM

In an interview broadcast on Echo TV’s Thursday evening current affairs programme, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that “The current debate within the EU touches on the issue of freedom, and is about whether it should be mandatory for everyone to become an immigrant country, or if in the future Member States have the sovereign right to reject this”.

Cohesion policy must remain a determining element

Prime Minister’s Office, December 8, 2017 11:25 AM

According to Minister of State for EU Affairs Szabolcs Takács, cohesion policy must remain a determining element during the upcoming financial framework.

Two conditions must be met to resolve the issue of the Ukrainian Education Act

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 8, 2017 11:21 AM

“According to Hungary’s standpoint, two conditions must be met to resolve the issue of the Ukrainian Education Act”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday in Vienna.

Fiscal processes and public finances remained predictable

Ministry for National Economy, December 8, 2017 11:15 AM

The state budget continues to pre-finance EU-funded projects and facilitate the realization of the Government’s economic policy objectives. This has led to a deficit of HUF 1639bn in the general government budget at the end of November 2017. The ESA deficit target of 2.4 percent of GDP, however, will be attained this year.

The protection of Christians must be reinforced

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 8, 2017 11:03 AM

“The protection of Christian communities throughout the world must be reinforced because their situation is becoming increasingly difficult in many places”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Vienna.

Hungary is calling for the deployment of permanent OSCE observers to Transcarpathia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 8, 2017 10:59 AM

“Hungary is asking for the deployment of permanent OSCE observers to Transcarpathia”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Vienna.

Hungary is the European state that is showing the greatest level of solidarity towards Germany

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 8, 2017 10:58 AM

“By spending 800 million euros on border protection, Hungary has become the European state that is showing the greatest level of solidarity towards Germany”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday in Vienna.

EU’s future must be built on agreement of Member States

Government spokesperson, December 7, 2017 5:31 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács stressed at an international meeting held in Berlin that, instead of “declarations and teachings” that mostly come from the western part of Europe, the future of the European Union must be built on agreement among the Member States.

Hungary shares most solidarity with Germany among all European countries

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 7, 2017 5:11 PM

On Thursday in Vienna Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the Hungarian news agency MTI that by virtue of having spent EUR 800 million on the protection of its borders, Hungary has elevated itself to the status of European country sharing the most solidarity with Germany.