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Cooperation between London and the EU must be kept at a strategic level

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 11:16 AM

“It is our shared opinion at every level within the European Union that the relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU following Brexit, i.e. the termination of Britain’ EU membership, must be kept at a strategic level”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in London.

The Schengen borders must be protected

Government, October 16, 2017 11:15 AM

“Coordinated action and the protection of external EU borders is necessary, and the system of standards of the Schengen Agreement must be reinstated”, the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said on Hungarian M1 television’s Saturday evening current affairs program.

It is outrageous that the Helsinki Committee is trying to prevent the National Consultation

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, October 16, 2017 11:14 AM

According to the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary State Secretary, it is outrageous that the Helsinki Committee is taking legal action to attempt to prevent the National Consultation.

Péter Szijjártó receives French Minister for European Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 15, 2017 1:34 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received France’s Minister for European Affairs, Nathalie Loiseau on Friday.

Carpathian Convention – 3-year Hungarian presidency begins

Ministry of Agriculture, October 15, 2017 1:32 PM

Hungary has assumed the three-year presidency of the Framework Convention on the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Carpathians (Carpathian Convention), which is operated by seven countries under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The presidency was officially transferred within the framework of a three-day, high-level conference in Lillafüred, near Miskolc, with the participation of the parties to the Convention, at which Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas received the baton representing the performance of presidential duties from the representative of the Czech Republic.

Consumers must not be tricked

Ministry of Agriculture, October 14, 2017 6:55 PM

“Consumers must not be discriminated and tricked, and it is outrageous that differing products are still being marketed under the same brand name in Europe”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said on Friday in Bratislava Castle, Slovakia, where he was attending an EU meeting on putting an end to the practice of dual food product quality with the participation of the heads of government of the Visegrád Group (V4, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), representatives of every EU member state, and related EU politicians.

Central European environment ministers and experts hold talks in Miskolc

Ministry of Agriculture, October 14, 2017 6:54 PM

A three-day meeting of Visegrád Group (V4, Hungary, Slovakia Poland and the Czech Republic) environment ministers and representatives is being held in Miskolc; the event is also being attended by delegations from Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia”, it was stated at a press conference held mid-way through the meeting on Wednesday.

Schengen must be protected

The Prime Minister, October 14, 2017 12:19 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called on European Union (EU) institutions to protect and uphold the Schengen Agreement on Friday in Bratislava Castle, where an EU meeting was held on putting an end to the practice of dual food product quality with the participation of the heads of government of the Visegrád Group (V4, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), representatives of every EU member state, and related EU politicians.

The Government has submitted its amendment to the Act on Higher Education

Ministry of Justice, October 13, 2017 7:31 PM

Hungary’s Minister of Justice has announced that “The Government has submitted its amendment to the Act on Higher Education. Despite increasing – but legally unfounded –pressure, the Government maintains its firm belief that Hungarian laws are binding on everyone, even the American Central European University”.

Trust is the bonding material of European economy

The Prime Minister, October 13, 2017 7:17 PM

The European economy rests on the trust we have in one another, that is its bonding material, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated on Friday in the Pozsony Castle where an EU meeting was held with the participation of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Four in the case of the double quality standards of foodstuffs.