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Hungarians have an interest in Slovenians doing well

The Prime Minister, May 12, 2018 7:49 PM

In Slovenia on Friday, attending a campaign event of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Hungarians have an interest in the Slovenians doing well and being a rich and happy people, as that is something that Hungarians will also benefit from.

Slovenia can continue to rely on Hungary’s support over the next four years

The Prime Minister, May 12, 2018 5:39 PM

In Lendava/Lendva in Slovenia on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that, as has been the case until now, over the next four years Slovenia can continue to rely on open-hearted and sincere cooperation with Hungary which strives to be mutually advantageous.

Prime Minister of Slovakia sends written congratulations to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

The Prime Minister, May 12, 2018 12:25 PM

On Friday Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, informed the Hungarian news agency MTI that Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini had sent a letter to Viktor Orbán, congratulating him on his re-election as Prime Minister of Hungary and highlighting continued intensive cooperation between the two countries. Mr. Havasi also told MTI that Mr. Orbán’s first official foreign visit as prime minister will be to Warsaw.

We are still in the same situation as in 2015: Europe’s southern and south-eastern borders are defenceless

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 11, 2018 5:36 PM

“We are still in the same situation as in 2015: the European Union is defenceless from a southern direction, the border is wide open”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó emphasised on Friday in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Athens.

New government to be formed with ten ministries

Government, May 11, 2018 1:45 PM

On Friday Parliament passed the law on the list of ministries. Pursuant to the new legislation, there will be ten ministries in the fourth Orbán Government.

Both Hungary and Colombia have ambitious plans

The Prime Minister, May 11, 2018 1:13 PM

Hungary can learn a great deal from the attempts Colombia is making to turn its economy into one of the world’s most competitive ones, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday in Budapest after he had talks with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

Progress must be made in fulfilling the goals of the European pillar of social rights

Prime Minister’s Office, May 11, 2018 11:15 AM

“The first of the 20 points of the European pillar of social rights that must be put in order is the situation of posted workers and assuring a suitable balance between work and private life, in addition to which the welfare system available in member states must be expanded to include all workers”, Confederal Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) Liina Carr stressed in Budapest on Thursday.

The new Government would like to further increase the moral and financial standing of ambulance crews

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 11, 2018 10:32 AM

“The new Government will be working to further increase the moral and financial standing of ambulance crews, the efficiency of ambulance services, and realise the further improvement of working conditions within this field”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Parliamentary State Secretary Bence Rétvári said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday, on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the National Ambulance Service (NAS).

LOT launches direct Budapest-Chicago air route

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 11, 2018 10:05 AM

LOT’s first direct flight from Budapest arrived in Chicago on 5 May almost at precisely the same time as the city’s traditional Polish constitution day parade, meaning the celebration of the Polish airline’s new direct air route between Budapest and Chicago began three hours before the annual Polish national festivities.

Viktor Orbán elected as prime minister

The Prime Minister, May 11, 2018 8:11 AM

In Parliament on Thursday afternoon Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that his government will oppose the mandatory quotas, stand up for Christian culture and fight to protect the country’s borders. In his inaugural address, the Prime Minister stressed that Hungary needs the EU, and the EU also needs Hungary, and the country must and will enter the arena of European politics. He also stated that his government will be a government of free Hungarians and a sovereign Hungarian state. He stressed that he is aware that many will find it incredible, but he thinks that by 2030 it is an achievable goal for Hungary to be among the five best countries in the European Union in which to live and work.