Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács described the southern security border closure as successful. The Government successfully achieved its goal, the protection of Hungary, the Hungarian people and the borders of the European Union.
The arrival of illegal migrants in the country via the southern border section has effectively ceased, the Government Spokesperson told the public service television channel M1 on Saturday evening from Letenye.
Hours have passed effectively without incident or event since the closure of the Hungarian-Croatian green border just over 24 hours ago and the entry into force of temporary border controls introduced on the Hungarian-Slovenian border as of Saturday morning, the Government Spokesperson said.
Migrants directed by Croatia towards Slovenia appeared in the direct vicinity of the Hungarian border, at Rédics, on the Slovenian side, on Saturday morning; this is what warranted the temporary reinstatement of border controls in conformity with the Schengen regulations, the Government Spokesperson announced.
The Hungarian-Croatian green border was closed at midnight on Friday, and the same border policing method was introduced as on the Hungarian-Serbian section, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács announced in Zákány.
The public auctions of state-owned landed areas offered for sale will begin on 16 November, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office told the press at the press conference “Governmentinfo 27 – What does the Government do and why?” which he held jointly with State Secretary for Government Communications András Giró-Szász.
“The member states of the European Union have declared that the key issue with relation to the migration crisis is how can we protect the EU’s external borders”, Minister of State for EU Affairs Szabolcs Takács said following a meeting of EU Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg.
"Romania is maintaining its standpoint on rejecting the compulsory quota system for the distribution of migrants”, Minister of State for EU Affairs of the Prime Minister’s Office Szabolcs Takács told Hungarian news agency MTI after meeting with Leonard Orban, advisor on EU affairs to Romania President Klaus Iohannis, in Bucharest on Thursday.
There will be 278 new government windows by next March, and a number of procedural fees will be reduced or done away with altogether as of 1 January, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference “Governmentinfo 26 – What does the Government do and why?” which he held jointly with State Secretary for Government Communications András Giró-Szász.
In its decision published on 6 October, the Constitutional Court established that the legal rules which regulate the status and procedures of the Government Control Office are in harmony with the Fundamental Law, the Prime Minister’s Office informed the Hungarian News Agency MTI on Thursday.