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The incident in Körmend must be investigated

Government spokesperson, May 6, 2016 5:52 PM

On Thursday, Hungarian portal atv.hu reported that the previous day migrants at the Körmend migrant reception centre “kicked in” the full-height window of the neighbouring police academy’s sports hall. According to the report, the incident occurred after migrants “started staring at a training session of the junior female handball team, and when the officer in charge at the school asked them to leave, one of the men kicked in the window”.

Migrants who do not require protection should not be allowed to set foot in Europe

Government spokesperson, May 4, 2016 4:30 PM

The Government’s goal is that no one should be allowed to enter Europe illegally and migrants who are not truly in need of protection should not be allowed to set foot on the continent”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács declared.

European logistic network also affected by migration crisis

Government spokesperson, April 28, 2016 6:04 PM

The European logistic networks will, as anticipated, also be affected by the consequences of the migration crisis over an extended period, Zoltán Kovács said in London on Wednesday.

Let people decide what they think about Sunday being a day of rest

Government spokesperson, April 8, 2016 12:47 PM

On Thursday evening the Government Spokesperson told Hungarian television channel M1 that the Government accepts the decision of the Curia on the referendum regarding Sunday as a day of rest: people should decide what they want.

Opposition parties also share a responsibility for ensuring that Hungary is prepared

Government spokesperson, April 1, 2016 1:11 PM

On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the opposition parties also share the responsibility for ensuring that Hungary is adequately prepared for the possibility of a terrorist attack.

The referendum on quotas has never been as timely as it is now

Government spokesperson, March 21, 2016 2:38 PM

On Friday, after the EU-Turkey summit, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said that the referendum on quotas regulating the distribution of migrants has never been as timely as it is now.

EU summit – Hungary may achieve its most important goal

Government spokesperson, March 18, 2016 11:07 AM

On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that, with approval in Brussels of an agreement on migration, Hungary may achieve its most important goal.

It is in our best interests to make a deal with Turkey

Government spokesperson, March 11, 2016 11:08 AM

On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told Hungarian television channel M1 that it is both in the best interests of the EU and Hungary to make a deal with Turkey, but the conditions on which the agreement is reached are of importance.

Coming to an agreement is in everyone’s best interests

Government spokesperson, March 8, 2016 9:33 AM

The Government Spokesperson believes that coming to an agreement with Turkey is in the best interests of every party to the negotiations, including Hungary, but the terms of the agreement are not indifferent.

A new approach must be employed to manage the migration crisis

Government spokesperson, March 8, 2016 9:19 AM

On Monday evening, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that as a result of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s veto, the negotiation on the direct resettlement of migrants from Turkish refugee camps according to the original proposal’s form and content was brought to an end; a completely new approach must be employed.