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Hungary can help in Syria by supporting Eastern Christian churches

The Prime Minister, February 26, 2019 5:02 PM

Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed Hungarian news agency MTI that on Tuesday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his deputy Zsolt Semjén had talks with Youssef Absi, patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, which is one of the world’s oldest Christian communities. The talks took place during a formal lunch at the Carmelite Monastery in the Buda Castle District.

The causes of today’s migration tensions will intensify

The Prime Minister, February 25, 2019 4:07 PM

At the first summit of the European Union and the League of Arab States, held in Egypt on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the causes of today’s migration tensions will intensify. The question is whether we “want to passively accept these processes, or […] act to control them”.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to EU-Arab League summit

The Prime Minister, February 25, 2019 9:42 AM

On Sunday morning Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to Egypt to attend the first summit of the European Union and the League of Arab States, Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

People have the right to know what Brussels is planning

The Prime Minister, February 22, 2019 6:33 PM

On the Friday edition of the Kossuth Radio programme “Good morning, Hungary”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that immigration is at the heart of the forthcoming elections to the European Parliament (EP), and that in this regard the people have the right to know what Brussels is planning.

Hungary to open foreign trade representation in Jerusalem

The Prime Minister, February 19, 2019 7:18 PM

n Jerusalem on Tuesday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the Hungarian government will open a foreign trade representation in Jerusalem, which will be another step towards strengthening Hungarian-Israeli relations.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to travel to Israel

The Prime Minister, February 18, 2019 10:46 AM

On Monday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel to Jerusalem to attend the summit of the Visegrád countries (V4) and Israel, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

The major powers should have an interest in Hungary’s success

The Prime Minister, February 14, 2019 4:07 PM

In an interview published in the Thursday issue of the weekly Figyelő – which was primarily concerned with foreign policy issues – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that it is Hungary’s goal to incentivise the world’s major economic powers to have an interest in Hungary’s economic success. The interview was conducted with the Prime Minister after US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s visit to Budapest.

We have lost one of Central Europe’s foremost freedom fighters

The Prime Minister, February 13, 2019 2:01 PM

Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, informed Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has offered his condolences to Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki, following the death of former Polish prime minister Jan Olszewski.

We are all seeking to serve Hungarian science and the Hungarian people

The Prime Minister, February 12, 2019 4:29 PM

Bertalan Havasi, Press Chief to the Prime Minister, has informed Hungarian press agency MTI that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has written an open letter in reply to the winners of the Lendület (“Momentum”) Programme. The latter are young researchers who have returned from abroad, and who a few days ago wrote an open letter asking the Prime Minister to call a halt to the restructuring of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA).

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will recommend the reappointment of György Matolcsy as governor of the central bank

The Prime Minister, February 12, 2019 1:32 PM

After a hearing of the candidate in Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán intends to recommend the reappointment of György Matolcsy as Governor of the National Bank of Hungary to President of the Republic János Áder.