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Szabolcs Takács holds talks with the leader of the EPP Party in the European Parliament and other MEPs

Prime Minister’s Office, April 30, 2015 1:21 PM

In Strasbourg on 28 April 2015, Minister of State for EU Affairs Szabolcs Takács held talks on cooperation and dialogue in EU affairs with the leader of the parliamentary group of the European People’s Party (EPP) Manfred Weber.

Hungary to undertake leading role in fight against terrorism

Ministry of Interior, April 30, 2015 9:00 AM

Hungary continues to undertake a leading role in the fight against terrorism as under the Hungarian Chairmanship of the Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe, Hungary is coordinating not only the cooperation of Hungary and the European Union but also that of the Balkan countries, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér stressed.

Prime Minister’s words deliberately misconstrued

Prime Minister’s Office, April 30, 2015 8:47 AM

Press release by Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács, concerning an article published in today’s issue of the British newspaper The Guardian.

Viktor Orbán is at Martin Schulz’s disposal

The Prime Minister, April 29, 2015 6:57 PM

In answer to an enquiry, the chief of the Prime Minister’s Press Office Bertalan Havasi told Hungarian news agency MTI that "Mr. Orbán takes the view that the question of the death penalty should be kept on the agenda. Naturally, consultations on the matter should also take place at a European level, and on this occasion also the Prime Minister is happy to be at the disposal of President Schulz”.

Statue of György Schwajda unveiled outside National Theatre

The Prime Minister, April 29, 2015 6:28 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Director of the National Theatre Attila Vidnyánszky have unveiled a statue of György Schwajda, the first director of the National Theatre; the work is by the sculptor Imre Varga, and stands outside the theatre in Bajor Gizi Park.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán offers assistance related to hazardous waste facility

The Prime Minister, April 29, 2015 5:21 PM

At a press conference on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed willingness to assist in resolving the problem of hazardous waste accumulated at the Illatos út facility in Budapest.

Hungary agreed on five-point action plan with Belarus

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 29, 2015 4:58 PM

Hungary has agreed on a five-point action plan with Belarus with a view to exploring the opportunities inherent in bilateral economic cooperation, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said, who held talks with his Belarusian counterpart and the Prime Minister of Belarus in Minsk.

The Government to approach Brussels in the Altus case

Prime Minister’s Office, April 29, 2015 4:28 PM

In order to clarify the situation regarding the Altus issue, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár has written a letter to the European Commission’s Director General Walter Deffaa, and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker’s Head of Cabinet Martin Selmayr. Following reporters’ questions and requests made at the press conference “Government Info” on 23 April, the Prime Minister’s Office has made the letters available to the public.

Pécs to benefit from successful Hungarian economic policy

The Prime Minister, April 29, 2015 2:52 PM

According to Viktor Orbán, Pécs is also winning from Hungary’s successful economic policy: many new jobs are being created in the city and its surroundings, the road system is developing, and in the coming period sports facilities can be built.

More than 4.1 million people are employed in Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, April 29, 2015 11:06 AM

According to the flash report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) published this morning, the number of those in employment has been rising steadily. In the period of January-March 2015, the number of those in employment aged 15-74 years increased year-on-year by 79 thousand, to 4 million 117 thousand, thanks mainly to the positive private sector job trend.