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We have gained time to reinforce our lines of defence

We have gained time to reinforce our lines of defenceMarch 7, 2017

In Budapest, at a swearing-in ceremony for new police officers appointed in the second and third phases of Hungary’s border guard training course, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the migrant flow has not come to an end but only slowed down; he stated that “Now, also, we are under siege”. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
This year we must defend ourselves against five major attacks

This year we must defend ourselves against five major attacksFebruary 10, 2017

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán believes that the task for 2017 is for Hungarians to defend themselves against five major attacks. In his annual state of the nation address Mr. Orbán said that “This will require a new national policy”. Photo: Károly Árvai, Gergely Botár/kormany.hu
Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation a promising opportunity for Hungary

Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation a promising opportunity for HungaryFebruary 7, 2017

“Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation is a promising opportunity for Hungary”, the Minister of Agriculture said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday after visiting Smolensk County in Western Russia. Photo: Csaba Pelsőczy Csaba / Ministry of Agriculture
Border protection base of Hungarian Defence Forces completed in Kelebia

Border protection base of Hungarian Defence Forces completed in KelebiaFebruary 7, 2017

Speaking at a press conference held in Kelebia, Bács-Kiskun County, Chief of Defence Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő announced that the Kelebia border protection base of the Hungarian Defence Forces has been completed, and the installations at Bácsalmás, Madaras and Hercegszántó are expected to be finished by the spring. Photo: Károly Árvai / Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister
Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperation

Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperationFebruary 7, 2017

“Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperation”, the two countries’ agriculture ministers determined during their negotiations in Moscow on Monday. Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas and his Russian counterpart Alexander Tkachov met in the Russian capital following the official opening of the Prodexpo-2017 International Food Industry Exhibition. Photos: Csaba Pelsőczy
Berlin’s Green Week is adorned with the colours of the Hungarian flag

Berlin’s Green Week is adorned with the colours of the Hungarian flagJanuary 24, 2017

It is an outstanding opportunity that we are able to present the highest quality Hungarian food industry products to some 400 thousand people at Europe’s largest agriculture and food industry exhibition (in which Hungary has already been participating for 45 years), Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said at a press conference to mark the opening of the Green Week expo in Berlin. Hungary is this year’s guest of honour. Photo: Csaba Pelsőczy Csaba / Ministry of Agriculture
Through his poetry Gáspár Nagy was able to transform the fate of the nation

Through his poetry Gáspár Nagy was able to transform the fate of the nationJanuary 9, 2017

In Budakeszi, at the unveiling of a memorial bust of Gáspár Nagy, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the poet – who was awarded Kossuth and József Attila prizes, and who died ten years ago – was able to transform the fate of the nation through his poetry. Photo: Gergely Botár/kormany.hu
Hungarians must not be ignored

Hungarians must not be ignoredDecember 9, 2016

After meeting Hunor Kelemen, President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (RMDSZ) in Szatmárnémeti/ Satu Mare on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán urged members of the Hungarian community in Romania to vote in the Romanian parliamentary election on Sunday in the largest possible numbers. Photo: Zsolt Czeglédi
Bangladeshi economic achievements deserve Europe’s attention

Bangladeshi economic achievements deserve Europe’s attention November 29, 2016

The economic achievements of Bangladesh also deserve attention in Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday in Budapest after he met with the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, who is paying an official visit to Hungary, in the Parliament Building. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
Political relations promote economic cooperation

Political relations promote economic cooperationNovember 26, 2016

At a Hungarian-Ukrainian business forum in Debrecen, at which the Ukrainian prime minister also delivered a speech, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that the promising political relations which exist between Hungary and Ukraine provide a considerable tailwind for the development of economic cooperation. Photo: Gergely Botár/kormany.hu
Fifty-six tons of aid on its way to Ukraine

Fifty-six tons of aid on its way to UkraineNovember 9, 2016

Fifty-six tons of aid, five truckloads worth 32 million forints, set off from Budapest bound for Ukraine, coordinated by the Charity Council, an association of Hungarian charity organisations. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
National flag set to half-mast in front of Parliament

National flag set to half-mast in front of ParliamentNovember 4, 2016

Hungary’s national flag was hoisted and then lowered to half-mast with military honours on Kossuth Square in front of the Parliament Building in Budapest to mark the 60th anniversary of the quashing of the 1956 Revolution and war of independence and the invasion by soviet troops. Photo: Gergely Botár/kormany.hu
The security of Hungarians must be guaranteed at the highest possible level

The security of Hungarians must be guaranteed at the highest possible levelOctober 26, 2016

Speaking in Szolnok on Tuesday, 25 October, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó emphasized that in addition to creating the legal conditions, the people’s security can be guaranteed through effective cooperation among the law enforcement and security organizations. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
Official state celebration to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight

Official state celebration to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom FightOctober 23, 2016

At the official state celebration held in Kossuth Lajos Square in Budapest on Sunday to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that today the task of Europe’s freedom-loving peoples is to “save Brussels from sovietisation”. In his speech, the Prime Minister said that it is a “millennium-old truth” that there must be “unity in the most important things, freedom in other things and love in all things”. Photos: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu and Gergely Botár/kormany.hu
We must be at least as tough as the terrorists

We must be at least as tough as the terroristsOctober 6, 2016

“We must be at least as tough as the terrorists”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said early on Thursday morning in Budapest after the Counter-Terrorism Centre (TEK) held exercises at the Ferenc Puskás Stadium metro station. Photos: Károly Árvai
Success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes unites Hungarians

Success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes unites HungariansSeptember 23, 2016

In the Parliament building, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that Olympic and Paralympic achievements unite the Hungarian people. He was speaking at an event in which, together with President János Áder and Speaker of the House László Kövér, he awarded decorations to the Hungarian athletes who won medals at the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu