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NATO command centre to be established in Hungary

Ministry of Defence, October 9, 2015 4:38 PM

NATO defence ministers held a day-long meeting at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday 8 October 2015. The Hungarian minister of defence conducted several bilateral discussions in addition to the meeting.

Hungary would like to increase trade with Latin America

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 9, 2015 3:17 PM

“Hungary is ranked 23rd among the European Union member states with regard to trade turnover with South America, but the Government is striving to achieve a better position”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Deputy State Secretary for Szilveszter Bus said at a press conference prior to the 2nd Hungary – Latin America Forum in Budapest on Friday.

Romania remains opposed to quota system

Prime Minister’s Office, October 9, 2015 1:56 PM

"Romania is maintaining its standpoint on rejecting the compulsory quota system for the distribution of migrants”, Minister of State for EU Affairs of the Prime Minister’s Office Szabolcs Takács told Hungarian news agency MTI after meeting with Leonard Orban, advisor on EU affairs to Romania President Klaus Iohannis, in Bucharest on Thursday.

Purchasing value of wages and pension benefits higher due to negative inflation

Ministry of Finance, October 9, 2015 1:51 PM

The latest data showing that inflation was -0.2 percent last year also signal that the purchasing value of wages and pension benefits has increased, Minister of State for Public Finances Péter Benő Banai told public news channel M1.

Export data also mirror people’s hard work

Ministry of Finance, October 9, 2015 12:55 PM

Statistical data show that the number of people in employment is up by 500 thousand compared to 2010. The total number of people with a job rose to more than 4.2 million last month and the hard work of these people also shows in the volume of Hungarian exports, Deputy State Secretary for Prioritized Enterprise Relations Zoltán István Marczinkó told public news channel M1, commenting on the latest foreign trade data released by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH).

V4 border policing cooperation may start as of next week

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 9, 2015 11:44 AM

Border policing cooperation within the framework of the V4 may start already as of next week, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on the news programme of the public service television channel M1 on Thursday.

Administration must be facilitated

Prime Minister’s Office, October 8, 2015 9:41 PM

There will be 278 new government windows by next March, and a number of procedural fees will be reduced or done away with altogether as of 1 January, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference “Governmentinfo 26 – What does the Government do and why?” which he held jointly with State Secretary for Government Communications András Giró-Szász.

Visegrád agreement on protection of external border

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 8, 2015 8:12 PM

An agreement was reached by the Visegrád countries that the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland will also take part in the protection of the external border of the European Union and the Schengen zone on Hungary’s southern border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian journalists on Thursday in Luxembourg.

Crisis can only be resolved with involvement of North-African countries

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 8, 2015 8:11 PM

The migration crisis can only be resolved within the framework of a comprehensive political cooperation scheme which involves the North-African countries which have to date played a key role in curbing the flood of illegal immigration afflicting the Mediterranean region, the State Secretary for Economic Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told the Hungarian News Agency MTI in a statement made by telephone from Rabat on Thursday.

Constitutional Court, too, finds Government Control Office investigation of Norway Grants civil-society organisations to be lawful

Prime Minister’s Office, October 8, 2015 5:20 PM

In its decision published on 6 October, the Constitutional Court established that the legal rules which regulate the status and procedures of the Government Control Office are in harmony with the Fundamental Law, the Prime Minister’s Office informed the Hungarian News Agency MTI on Thursday.