The Hungarian Government takes the view that illegal migration and terrorism are inseparable, “they go hand in hand” and meanwhile the threat of terrorism is on the increase in Europe, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his press conference held in Budapest on Thursday.
At an expert-level forum held on Monday in Budapest, Minister of State for EU Affairs Szabolcs Takács at the Prime Minister’s Office said that Hungary wishes to see a satisfied and strong Great Britain within a renewed European Union; this would also benefit the Government of Hungary, he added.
The Government of Hungary is convinced that the contractual framework of the Paks II project is highly advantageous in economic terms. Moreover, in terms of security of supply, competitiveness and climate protection there is no alternative to this project for maintenance of capacity.
At a forum of the V4+ Visegrád International Youth Conference in Cluj, Minister of State for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office Szabolcs Takács emphasised that Europe’s values – for which our ancestor fought throughout centuries – must be protected.
Those who wish to diminish Europe’s strength and various terrorist groups have hijacked the modern-day mass migration, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his press conference.
On Tuesday in Brussels, Minister of State for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office Szabolcs Takács announced that according to the European Commission’s statement published a few weeks ago, there is no EU stance that questions the rule of law with regard to Hungary.
Throughout the preparation of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant enlargement, the Government of Hungary respected all relevant and existing national, EU and international law.
On Saturday morning, at a meeting convened as a result of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the National Security Cabinet task force decided that security measures in Hungary will be reinforced. The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. At the Government Spokesperson’s press conference, the Prime Minister’s senior internal security advisor György Bakondi gave an account of the decisions adopted earlier.
Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár stressed at the press conference entitled “Government info 30” that the Hungarian Government does not intend to take action against migrants, but merely seeks to help and support Hungarian society.