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The political Left would like to invite migrants; the Government would like to restore security

Government spokesperson, July 25, 2016 11:15 AM

On Saturday, in response to statements by the opposition commenting on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s address delivered at the 27th Bálványos Summer University, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian news agency MTI that the political Left in Hungary – together with Brussels – supports migration, while the Government of Hungary has set the restoration of security as its objective.

Government calls on repatriated Hungarians to participate in referendum

Government spokesperson, July 22, 2016 12:44 PM

“The Government is calling on repatriated cross-border Hungarians to participate in the referendum”, Government spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in Tusnádfürdő at a forum organised during the 27th Bálványos Summer Free University.

Government spokesperson expressed condolences

Government spokesperson, July 15, 2016 12:09 PM

On the Friday morning programme of the public service news television channel M1, on behalf of the Hungarian Government, the Government Spokesperson expressed his deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the people and Government of France on account of the terrorist attack in Nice.

Cabinet reshuffle aimed at improving efficiency

Government spokesperson, July 8, 2016 1:12 PM

“The Government is expecting the reorganisation of government tasks to result in greater speed and efficiency”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s current affairs program on Thursday.

People cannot be left out of decisions

Government spokesperson, July 6, 2016 1:56 PM

Speaking about the referendum on EU mandatory relocation quotas on the Wednesday morning programme on Hungarian television channel M1, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said that people cannot be left out of decisions on the issue, and national governments cannot be bypassed.

Brussels must be stopped

Government spokesperson, July 6, 2016 1:34 PM

On Tuesday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 in its evening programme that Brussels must be prevented from applying the mandatory relocation quotas, and it must be sent a clear message – the most effective form of which is a referendum.

V4 jointly protect acquired rights of Central-Europeans

Government spokesperson, July 1, 2016 2:01 PM

The Visegrád countries will jointly protect the acquired rights of the Central-European nations in the European Union after Brexit, the Government Spokesperson said on Thursday evening on the programme of the public service television news channel M1.

The decision of the British people must be respected

Government spokesperson, June 24, 2016 10:12 AM

“Whatever the people of Britain decide at the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, that decision must be respected”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

Hungarian advert generates considerable response

Government spokesperson, June 21, 2016 12:59 PM

According to Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács, the full-page advert published by the Hungarian Government in the British tabloid the Daily Mail in support of the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union generated a considerable response because Hungary’s standpoint has “gained importance” recently and the Hungarian Prime Minister’s opinion on the issue “bears weight”.

Hungary campaigns for ‘in’

Government spokesperson, June 20, 2016 10:08 AM

The Hungarian Government will publish a paid advertisement in the British press on Monday arguing in favour of Britain’s continued EU membership, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács confirmed the German press reports to this effect upon speaking to the Hungarian news agency MTI.