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Procedure under Article 7 is a witch-hunt wrapped up in a legal gown

Ministry of Justice, December 12, 2019 8:00 PM

On the Thursday programme of the public service television news channel M1, the Justice Minister described the procedure instituted against Hungary under Article 7 as a witch-hunt wrapped up in a legal gown.

Hearing is a procedure comprised of questions controlled from outside

Ministry of Justice, December 10, 2019 10:00 PM

The EU council hearing concerning the state of the rule of law in Hungary is a procedure comprised of questions controlled from outside. During the Tuesday session, it was finally ascertained that certain interest groups are seeking to divide unity among Member States, Justice Minister Judit Varga said in Brussels on Tuesday.

Justice Minister Judit Varga in Die Welt: Two politicians have visions for Europe; Viktor Orbán is one of them

Ministry of Justice, December 4, 2019 8:00 PM

An interview with Justice Minister Judit Varga entitled ‘Two politicians have visions for Europe – One of them is Viktor Orbán’ was published in the Wednesday edition of the conservative German newspaper Die Welt.

Justice Minister Judit Varga addressed conference of Centre for Fundamental Rights

Ministry of Justice, December 2, 2019 6:00 PM

We are cautiously optimistic that with the entry into office of the new European Commission there will be change on the continent, Fidesz-KDNP Member of European Parliament József Szájer said on Monday in Budapest.

Hungary is among EU’s most active members in defence policy

Ministry of Justice, November 27, 2019 8:00 PM

Hungary is among the European Union’s most active members in security and defence policy, and maintains outstanding cooperation with Germany, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Wednesday in Berlin where she attended one of the area’s most prestigious international conferences.

Government to raise judges’ and prosecutors’ pay in three instalments

Ministry of Justice, November 20, 2019 2:13 PM

The government will raise judges’ and prosecutors’ pay in three instalments: From 1 January judges will receive a 32 per cent pay rise on average, while prosecutors 21 per cent, to be followed by 12 and 13 per cent pay rises in 2021 and 2022, respectively, Justice Minister Judit Varga announced at a press conference held on Wednesday in Budapest.

Rule of law is increasingly used as “political weapon”

Ministry of Justice, November 19, 2019 3:25 PM

The rule of law is increasingly used as “a political weapon” which will eventually “discredit it as a generally shared value,” Justice Minister Judit Varga highlighted in an article published on the website of the news network Euronews on Tuesday.

Government is committed to integration of Roma

Ministry of Justice, November 15, 2019 6:00 PM

The government is committed to the elimination of poverty and the integration of the Roma, the Justice Minister said on Friday in Tiszabura, at one of the venues of the Roma integration programme ‘Integrating Settlements’.

Significant reduction of cohesion funds is unacceptable for Hungary

Ministry of Justice, November 14, 2019 8:00 PM

The planned significant reduction of cohesion funds is unacceptable for Hungary as with the strengthening of the EU Member States which are currently doing less well the economy of the whole of Europe will become more successful, the Justice Minister stated on Thursday in the Hague talking to the Hungarian news agency MTI by telephone.

Paris and Budapest agree on a number of points in EU affairs

Ministry of Justice, November 13, 2019 8:00 PM

Hungary and France agree on a number of important issues regarding European affairs, Justice Minister Judit Varga told the Hungarian news agency MTI by telephone after she conducted high-level talks in Paris on Tuesday.