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Victory of forces opposing migration in May EP elections is in Europe’s best interest

Prime Minister’s Office, January 14, 2019 11:39 AM

In Budapest Minister of State Szabolcs Takács had talks with CDU politician Mark Speich, Secretary of State for Federal, European and International Affairs of North-Rhine Westphalia, regarding the challenges facing the EU and the preparations for the upcoming European parliamentary elections.

A strong Central Europe is a common interest of Hungary and Slovenia

Prime Minister’s Office, January 11, 2019 11:25 AM

A strong Central Europe within the European Union, both in a political and economic sense, is a common interest of Hungary and Slovenia. This is not an anti-EU position, but very much a pro-EU stance as a strong Europe cannot exist without strong Member States and regions which are capable of growth, Szabolcs Takács, the Minister of State for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office told the Hungarian news agency MTI in an interview given by telephone on Thursday.

Government purchases Golgotha, by Mihály Munkácsy

Prime Minister’s Office, January 10, 2019 9:56 AM

“The Government has purchased the painting Golgotha, by Mihály Munkácsy”, Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office Gergely Gulyás announced on Wednesday at a press conference held jointly with Member of Parliament for Debrecen Lajos Kósa (Fidesz) and Mayor of Debrecen László Papp.

Hungary insists it does not wish to become an immigrant country

Prime Minister’s Office, January 9, 2019 3:38 PM

Hungary has repeatedly made it clear that it does not wish to become an immigrant country; it insists on the right of citizens of the EU to designate the new directions for the EU’s migration policy on the occasion of the EP elections due to be held in May, Szabolcs Takács, Minister of State for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office told Hungarian journalists by telephone after the meeting of the General Affairs Council on Tuesday.

Hungary expects the Romanian Presidency to be understanding towards countries that are against immigration

Prime Minister’s Office, December 20, 2018 2:34 PM

The Hungarian Government expects the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which is due to commence in January, to be understanding towards the positions of member states that are against immigration and not take the debate on migration in a direction that aggravates tensions, but instead concentrate on issues on which there exists a consensus, such as the protection of Europe’s external borders”, Minister of State for European Affairs Szabolcs Takács from the Prime Minister’s Office explained in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following talks in Bucharest with Romanian Minister without Portfolio responsible for next year’s Romanian EU Council Presidency George Ciamba.

American-Hungarian cooperation agreement concluded on the protection of persecuted christians

Prime Minister’s Office, December 19, 2018 10:37 AM

A cooperation agreement on humanitarian aid was signed on Tuesday by the State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and the Hungary Helps Program and USAID, the international development agency of the United States of America. The conclusion of the agreement is a major opportunity and a recognition of the achievements of the Hungary Helps Program.

The opposition is calling on people to commit acts of violence against police

Prime Minister’s Office, December 17, 2018 10:11 AM

According to the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, with its behaviour and messages, the opposition is calling on people to commit acts of violence against police; the police have behaved “lawfully and in proportion” during the protests, the organisers of which include a great number of “George Soros’s subsidised people”.

Venice Commission changed profile from advisory body to “agency tasked with exerting political pressure”

Prime Minister’s Office, December 15, 2018 9:32 AM

According to the Parliamentary and Strategic State Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, the Venice Commission has changed its profile from advisory body on constitutional law to that of an “agency tasked with exerting political pressure” with its opinion on the special immigration tax, and clearly sided with those supporting immigration.

Migrant visa increases threat of terrorist attacks

Prime Minister’s Office, December 13, 2018 4:37 PM

The migrant visa increases the threat of terrorist attacks; it increases the risk of acts of terrorism being perpetrated by people coming from migrant backgrounds such as the recent Strasbourg incident, Gergely Gulyás, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his press conference held on Thursday in Budapest.

Minister of State at Prime Minister’s Office handed over donations to Egypt’s Coptic Christians in their native land

Prime Minister’s Office, December 5, 2018 12:46 PM

Azbej Tristan, Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office, travelled to Egypt for a three-day visit between 1 and 4 December in order to express in person Hungary’s support for the North African country’s efforts in fighting terrorism and curbing migration, as well as to hand over the Hungarian state and private donations with which Hungarian donors wish to help the family members of victims of the November El Minya bus attack.