According to plans, Hungary will close every reception centre as soon as possible, with regard to the fact that, other than political refugees and persecutees, it does not intend to take in anyone, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office told journalists on Friday in Gyula.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will engage in battle at the EU summit to be held in Brussels on Thursday and Friday against the mandatory resettlement quotas and in the interest of the introduction of voluntary quotas, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said.
János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office had a meeting with the leaders of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH) in the evening hours of Wednesday.
Hungary has acknowledged the responsibility of the Hungarian Government in office at the time for the Holocaust at the highest level and on a number of occasions, and has therefore announced zero tolerance today against every form of Holocaust denial and hate speech, Szabolcs Takács said in Zagreb. Mr Takács directed the work of the recently closed Hungarian Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as a ministerial commissioner.
Europe must relay a clear message to migrants and the networks of criminals and people smugglers behind them to the effect that a defence line has been set up on the external borders of Europe which cannot just be broken through at a moment’s notice, Szabolcs Takács told journalists on Tuesday.
Freedom today means the right to choose, the possibility to make our own choices, and we, Hungarians must defend this right, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office stated on Tuesday in Hódmezővásárhely.
Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén held talks regarding the issues of the migrant crisis and the development of Hungarian-Jordanian relations during his visit to Jordan, Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister told kormany.hu.
We can only survive by uniting our forces, Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office stressed in his speech delivered on Friday in Zagreb on the occasion of the 15 March celebrations. In his speech he thanked the small Hungarian community living in Croatia for its perseverance and Zagreb for taking care of this part of the Hungarian nation.
In a moral as well as in a political sense the most evident rules of life have been broken in the European Union, Zsolt Semjén, Deputy Prime Minister and President of KDNP believes.
Hungary would primarily allocate funds towards the defence efforts of the Balkan countries against illegal migration. At the same time, Hungary is not opposed to Turkey being given a significant financial grant, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his press conference held on Thursday in Budapest.