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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.

Hungary requests installation of long-term OSCE observers in Transcarpathia

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

Hungary is initiating the installation of long-term OSCE observers in Transcarpathia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Vienna.

The Hungarian Government is sticking to its migration policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 7, 2017 3:41 PM

“No hearing or application of pressure will dissuade the Hungarian Government from representing the standpoint of the Hungarian people; the Cabinet will stick to its migration policy”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in Brussels following the hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on Thursday, the main topic of which was the state of the rule of law in Hungary.

The decision on the mandatory resettlement quota is impossible to implement

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 7, 2017 2:49 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said the decision on the mandatory resettlement quota was “unimplementable” at his press conference in Brussels on Thursday, in response to the fact that the infringement proceedings launched against Hungary for rejecting the refugee quotas are moving forward into their court stage.

We are in a major dispute concerning a key issue that determines the future of Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 7, 2017 1:09 PM

“Hungary is in a major dispute with the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) with relation to illegal immigration, which is a key determining issue from the perspective of the continent’s future”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the body’s session in Brussels on Thursday.

Soros’s friends to hear Soros’s organisations in EP

Government, December 7, 2017 12:51 PM

The Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said on Kossuth Radio’s programme 180 Minutes: George Soros’s partners will hear representatives of the organisations financed by the billionaire at the meeting of the European Parliament’s committee.

Hungary is one of the world’s safest countries

Ministry of Defence, December 7, 2017 12:50 PM

Thanks to the Hungarian Defence Forces and law enforcement agencies, Hungary is one of the safest countries in the world today, the Defence Minister stated on Wednesday in Budapest at his hearing before Parliament’s Defence and Policing Committee.

Respect for human rights is not just a legal issue, but also a cultural one

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 7, 2017 12:49 PM

Respect for human rights is not just a legal issue, but also a cultural one, the Minister of Human Capacities stressed at the conference held in Budapest on Wednesday on the occasion of the upcoming Human Rights Day.

Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz receives this year’s Petőfi Award

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 7, 2017 12:46 PM

Retired Archbishop of Krakow and former aide to Pope Saint John Paul II Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz received this year’s Petőfi Award. The accolade, which is awarded by the House of Terror Museum’s foundation and the MOL Group, was presented at a ceremony in Budapest’s House of Terror Museum on Tuesday.