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Number of migrants may be minimised with second fence

Government spokesperson, March 10, 2017 11:50 AM

The number of migrants arriving in Hungary illegally can be reduced to effectively zero with the second fence erected on the southern border, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács stressed on the Thursday evening programme of the public service television news channel M1.

Political attacks levelled at tightening of legal border closure

Government spokesperson, March 10, 2017 11:49 AM

The Government Spokesperson takes the view that political attacks are being levelled at the law tightening the legal border closure.

The fence is protecting the EU, not Hungary

Government spokesperson, March 6, 2017 4:10 PM

“The fence is protecting the European Union, not Hungary, and if Hungary can stop illegal migration in this manner, then there is no need for the tailbacks at the Hegyeshalom border crossing station either, since it has also defended Austria”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following background discussions at the Hungarian Embassy in Vienna on Monday.

The money spent on border protection is being recouped

Government spokesperson, March 4, 2017 4:57 PM

“The monies spent on border protection are very obviously being recouped”, Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs programme. According to the Government Spokesperson, this is how we can avoid having to spend much more on illegal immigrants, who otherwise have no right to be in the European Union.

Hungary under attack by liberals and left-wingers in the EP

Government spokesperson, February 28, 2017 2:18 PM

According to the Government Spokesperson, left-wing and liberal politicians attacked Hungary because of its immigration policy on Monday in the European Parliament (EP), based on complaints by international organisations financed by George Soros.

Hearing in European Parliament aimed against Hungarian Government’s migration policy

Government spokesperson, February 27, 2017 7:12 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that the hearing held in the European Parliament (EP) on Monday is aimed against the Hungarian Government’s migration policy.

Vast majority of issues related to rule of law in Hungary have already been clarified

Government spokesperson, February 27, 2017 4:52 PM

The Government has already clarified vis-a-vis European institutions the vast majority of the issues that are expected to be raised at the hearing in the European Parliament (EP) to be held on Monday with respect to the situation of fundamental rights in Hungary, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács stated at his press conference held in Brussels before the hearing.

Opposition parties have betrayed the Olympics

Government spokesperson, February 24, 2017 11:10 AM

On Thursday evening Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that the opposition parties have betrayed the Olympics, thus dismantling national unity on the issue.

If EU extends tough treatment to its own nationals, it must extend same treatment to immigrants

Government spokesperson, February 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács takes the view that if the EU extends tough treatment to its own nationals, it must extend the same treatment to immigrants.

Government launches internet consultation

Government spokesperson, February 15, 2017 4:32 PM

“The Government is launching an internet consultation on regulatory issues that have arisen as a result of the Verona bus accident”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in the recess of today’s cabinet meeting.