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Paks enlargement is Hungary’s elementary national interest

The Prime Minister, November 20, 2015 4:37 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said that, regarding the issue of illegal immigration, we need nation state solutions rather than European solutions. On Kossuth Rádió’s “180 Minutes” programme on Friday, the Prime Minister also spoke about the enlargement of the Paks nuclear power station, and defended implementation of the project, pointing out that “cheap electricity equals Paks”.

Migrants coming from war zones must be taken seriously

The Prime Minister, November 19, 2015 6:04 PM

After he met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Parliament on Thursday, the Prime Minister said that the terrorist attacks have directed our attention to a fact which we must take seriously: people are coming to the European Union from zones in which some Member States of the EU are – to varying degrees – at war.

Szombathely is a strong city in good hands

The Prime Minister, November 18, 2015 2:53 PM

Szombathely is a politically stable and economically strong city with a good management, in good hands, and the Government is therefore assured that the funds now awarded to the city will be used reasonably and well, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said in the county seat of Vas County.

Security of Hungarian people is Government’s top priority

The Prime Minister, November 17, 2015 5:06 PM

In an interview given to public service television news channel M1 on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the security of the Hungarian people is the Government’s top priority; “this is the path it has pursued” to date, and there is no need to change its way of thinking, he stated.

The Government is opposed to the quota system and cross-border migrant returns

The Prime Minister, November 17, 2015 11:51 AM

In reaction to fraction leaders’ replies to his address in Parliament on Monday, Viktor Orbán said that the Cabinet is absolutely opposed to “forced resettlement” and cross-border migrant returns: “as long as this government has breath in its body, there will be no quotas, and there will be no cross-border migrant returns from other countries”.

The EU has been attacked

The Prime Minister, November 16, 2015 7:03 PM

Speaking about Friday’s attacks in Paris in an address before the start of Parliament’s daily business on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the European Union has been attacked, and Hungary is also in danger. The Prime Minister further pointed out that terrorists are deliberately exploiting mass migration to blend in among migrants.

Hungarian National Flag flown at half-mast

The Prime Minister, November 16, 2015 1:56 PM

On the day of national mourning held on Sunday for victims of the Paris terrorist attacks, the Hungarian National Flag was raised with military honours and flown at half-mast.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán pays tribute in front of Budapest’s French Institute

The Prime Minister, November 16, 2015 1:52 PM

As shown on a video on the Prime Minister’s Instagram site, in front of the French Institute in Budapest on Sunday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was among those paying tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.

“Europe has been attacked” – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to address Parliament before the start of daily business

The Prime Minister, November 16, 2015 1:49 PM

On Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will address the National Assembly before the start of daily business, in a speech entitled “Europe has been attacked”.

National day of mourning on Sunday, Fidesz Congress to be postponed

The Prime Minister, November 14, 2015 1:55 PM

On the public service television news channel M1 on Saturday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that Hungary’s protection has been reinforced due to the attacks in Paris, the Government has declared a national day of mourning for Sunday, and the Fidesz congress planned for that day will be postponed.