“The country’s unity can only be preserved by the referendum; Brussels is only afraid of the people and will only bow to the will of the people”, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said in Csanádpalota.
“The Government’s standpoint is clear: Preserving Hungary’s demographic unity is a prerequisite for long-term survival”, János Lázár declared in Hódmezővásárhely.
The Hungarian Government’s criticism related to the migration crisis is not levelled at Germany, but „at Europe’s inaction”, Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office pointed out in Berlin at the meeting of the working group concerned with Hungary of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).
Brexit follows from the problems of the European Union (EU), and it was not provoked by Britain’s policy, but is a consequence of the British people’s decision that follows from the operation and general state of the EU, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at a conference on Thursday.
If the quota referendum proves to be valid and successful, the Government may even propose the amendment of the Fundamental Law and the European legal frameworks, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 63 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
Hungary will not take back migrants who arrived in the European Union via Greece, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office stated on Wednesday in Makó.
The Hungarian response to be given to Brussels at the October quota referendum will also be an extremely important precedent for Slovakia, Árpád János Potápi, State Secretary for Nation Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office pointed out on Wednesday at a press conference in Pozsony (Bratislava) which he held jointly with József Menyhárt, President of the Party of the Hungarian Community (MKP) at the head office of the Hungarian party in Slovakia.
The Deputy Prime Minister pointed out: confusing the issue of refugees with the issues of shortage of labour and demography is the biggest mistake which we can make.
The mandatory distribution of refugees among the Member States with a view to resolving the migration crisis is an issue of such gravity that the opinion of the people and European societies cannot be avoided. It gives rise to major concern if the people’s opinion can be swept off the table, Szabolcs Takács stated in Brussels on Tuesday.
One day before the summit in Bratislava, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway instituted proceedings against Hungary because we do not want to take in migrants from them, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office told the newspaper Magyar Nemzet in its Tuesday issue.