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Proposed fine means a work of lifetime for majority of Hungarians

Government spokesperson, September 27, 2017 10:56 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has told Kossuth Rádió’s “180 minutes” programme that the sum, which according to the 2016 draft proposal of the European Commission, should be paid by member states for every single illegal migrant they refuse to relocate, means a work of lifetime for the majority of Hungarians.

The European Commission could punish countries that reject the “Soros Plan”

Government spokesperson, September 26, 2017 4:24 PM

“In addition to scare tactics, threats and political blackmail, the European Commission has also suggested a concrete punishment for countries that refuse to take part in the implementation of the Soros Plan”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said at a press conference in Budapest.

The Hungarian Government will do everything in its power to ensure that the ’Soros Plan’ cannot be forced onto anyone

Government spokesperson, September 25, 2017 3:27 PM

“The Hungarian Government will do everything in its power to ensure that the ’Soros Plan’ and the related measures cannot be forced onto countries that do not want it”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

The Soros plan deniers aren’t being straight with us

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 5:16 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács published an article entitled “The Financial Times and the Soros plan deniers: these people just aren’t being straight with us” in his blog in reaction to op-eds published in the Financial Times and an American conservative news portal questioning the existence of the Soros Plan.

The Soros Plan would require 30 thousand euros-a-head to support the integration of migrants

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 5:14 PM

According to George Soros’s plan, a total of 30 thousand euros would have to be paid out over a period of two years to help the integration of illegal immigrants”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday.

Incoming answers provide the Government with adequate means

Government spokesperson, September 22, 2017 11:03 AM

On Thursday evening, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that the incoming answers in the most recent National Consultation provide the Government with much energy and the adequate means, which can be used in international forums as well.

Hungary recognises the ruling of the European Court of Justice

Government spokesperson, September 18, 2017 3:38 PM

“Hungary recognises the ruling of the European Court of Justice, but it does not agree with it at all, and from several perspectives the legal and political battle against the EU’s refugee quotas are only just the beginning”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in Brussels.

The measures introduced in the interests of protecting the border continue to be necessary

Government spokesperson, September 15, 2017 1:20 PM

“The measures introduced in the interests of protecting the border continue to be necessary; it is thanks to these that the number of migrants entering Hungary illegally and in an uncontrolled manner has fallen drastically, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács declared at a press conference on Friday at the border crossing station in Röszke.

The New York Times still doesn’t get the migration crisis

Government spokesperson, September 12, 2017 10:58 AM

“The New York Times (NYT) editors really still don’t get the migration crisis”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács wrote in his blog in reaction to an op-ed published in the paper last week claiming that Hungary is making Europe’s migrant crisis worse.

Article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung is no more than German electioneering hot air

Government spokesperson, September 11, 2017 5:08 PM

The article published in the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) which claims that an agreement is soon to be reached with respect to the distribution of refugees is „no more than German electioneering hot air”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.