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More than nine hundred thousand people have signed the petition against resettlement quotas

Government spokesperson, November 30, 2015 2:55 PM

In Komló on Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács spoke at a press conference as part of the nationwide tour organised in connection with Fidesz’s petition launched on 6 November against the EU’s migrant resettlement quota.

Security border closure would also work in other countries

Government spokesperson, November 27, 2015 11:41 AM

The southern security border closure has proved that it works and fulfils its function, and if these security measures were also implemented in other EU Member States, such as Greece, there would be no incidents where migrants attempt to break through the border at the Greek-Macedonian border section, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács spoke about this on the public service television news channel M1 on Friday morning.

Number of convictions for people smuggling has multiplied over the past years

Government spokesperson, November 26, 2015 11:18 AM

Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that while in 2010 only about 150 cases of people smuggling were recorded, this year, to date already 535 cases have been uncovered. This shows that parallel to the migration wave, organised crime is also on the increase, he said.

Counter-terrorism coordination committee to be set up

Government spokesperson, November 18, 2015 1:49 PM

At a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács announced the Government’s decision to set up a coordination committee under the auspices of the Centre for Counter-terrorism; the coordination committee’s task will be to improve work related to counter-terrorism and prevention.

We must stop avoiding the subject

Government spokesperson, November 17, 2015 11:47 AM

On Tuesday morning, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that, with regard to illegal migration, “we must stop avoiding the subject”.

The migration flow must be stopped at the border between Greece and Turkey

Government spokesperson, November 13, 2015 1:25 PM

On Friday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told television channel TV2 that it is in the best interest of everybody for us to be able to stop the flow of illegal migrants at the border between Turkey and Greece.

The measure of solidarity is participation in the protection of Europe’s borders

Government spokesperson, November 13, 2015 1:14 PM

On Thursday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the measure of solidarity is not acceptance of the quota system planned by the EU, but participation in protection of the EU’s borders.

Next year we will take a big step towards reducing bureaucracy

Government spokesperson, November 6, 2015 4:11 PM

On Friday Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that the amendment of over one hundred pieces of legislation related to reducing bureaucracy and the adoption of the act on e-administration are expected for next spring.

Conditions for protection of borders exist

Government spokesperson, November 6, 2015 8:51 AM

We have the technical conditions and the necessary live force to protect the country’s borders even if there should be a change in the routes of illegal migration, the Government Spokesperson stressed on the Thursday evening programme of the public service television news channel M1.