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Visegrád countries’ stance against migrant quotas successful

Prime Minister’s Office, June 26, 2015 12:19 PM

The stance taken by the Visegrád countries against the mandatory migrant quotas has proved to be successful, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on the Friday morning news programme of the public service television channel M1.

Hungary is seeking Europe’s help

Prime Minister’s Office, June 25, 2015 6:46 PM

In a letter written to the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sought Europe’s help in the matter of illegal migration, namely that those awaiting deportation should be sent back to the country in which they first entered the territory of the European Union, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his usual Thursday press conference in Budapest.

Calls for proposals planned to be launched for EU funds worth HUF 2,700 billion this year

Prime Minister’s Office, June 24, 2015 4:56 PM

According to plans, the Government will publish 133 calls for proposals for funds worth some HUF 2,700 billion in total, the State Secretary for EU Developments of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Wednesday in Nagykanizsa.

Hungary complies in full with all EU regulations

Prime Minister’s Office, June 24, 2015 3:46 PM

Hungary fully complies with every EU regulation, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in the break of the Cabinet meeting on migration held in Parliament on Wednesday when he informed the press that the Cabinet was to start consultations on the issue with EU representatives.

Hungary is full

Prime Minister’s Office, June 24, 2015 8:59 AM

“We are full” – these were the words used by Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács on the Tuesday night news programme of the public service television channel M1 to comment on the fact that, for technical reasons, the Office of Immigration and Nationality is suspending the acceptance of illegal migrants from other EU Member States in pending cases for an indefinite term.

A number of EU Member States are opposed to mandatory refugee admission quotas

Prime Minister’s Office, June 23, 2015 8:49 PM

The issue of the management of the migration crisis dominated the meeting of EU ministers and state secretaries responsible for community affairs held on Tuesday in Luxembourg with a view to making preparations for this week’s summit of heads of states and prime ministers, Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU Affairs of the Prime Minister’s Office said upon rendering an account of the debates held, adding that a significant number of Member States are opposed to receiving refugees on the basis of mandatory quotas.

Anti-Hungarian activities observed in some neighbouring countries

Prime Minister’s Office, June 23, 2015 4:40 PM

We may observe expressly anti-Hungarian activities in quite a few neighbouring countries, and the Bureau of Intelligence must take action to combat these, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said before the National Security Committee of Parliament at his annual hearing held on Tuesday.

Absolutely realistic chance of absorbing 100 per cent of EU funds

Prime Minister’s Office, June 23, 2015 1:29 PM

It is an absolutely realistic target for Hungary to absorb 100 per cent of the EU funds available for the period between 2007-2013, and no one calls this into question any more, Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy State Secretary for Development Policy Communication said in response to the latest report of the international consulting firm KPMG.

Closure of border – Details of security fence yet to be discussed

Prime Minister’s Office, June 19, 2015 1:12 PM

The Government has adopted a responsible decision on the security fence to be erected along the Hungarian-Serbian green state border, the details of which will be discussed in the next few days, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on the current affairs programme of the public service television channel M1.

The Hungarian Government maintains a stance of zero tolerance against anti-Semitism

Prime Minister’s Office, June 19, 2015 12:31 PM

The Hungarian Government takes categorical and decisive action against all manifestations of anti-Semitism based on the principle and practice of zero tolerance, Vince Szalay-Bobrovniczky, Deputy State Secretary for EU Affairs of the Prime Minister’s Office said in Washington on Thursday, in a speech delivered before the joint concert of the Glass House Orchestra and the Hungarian ensemble Muzsikás Együttes commemorating the victims of the Holocaust with the music of the Hungarian Jewry.