“Hungary is putting forward rational arguments when it insists on restricting immigration” Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovacs wrote in a letter to British magazine, The Economist. Continue reading “Spox: Govt’s migration policy is based on rational arguments”
The United Nations’ migration package equals to “betraying Europe” because the plan is “in conflict with the interests of the people”, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a press conference held jointly with Heinz-Christian Strache, the vice-chancellor of Austria, in Vienna on Wednesday. Continue reading “Szijjarto meets Strache in Vienna”
The opposition Jobbik and Socialist parties on Wednesday called for Hungary to join the European Prosecutor’s Office, saying that dropping the investigation against Elios Innovativ on suspicion of fraud showed that some people in Hungary enjoyed preferential treatment. Continue reading “Opposition calls for Hungary to join EPPO”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrived in Shanghai on Sunday to attend a major import expo. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has opened a Hungarian trade house in Shanghai on Sunday, stressing that China provides a great market for high-quality Hungarian goods and services. Continue reading “Orban attends the Shanghai expo”
Hungary’s government has hit back at Former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb’s call on the European People’s Party to consider expelling Fidesz from its ranks, saying that its refusal to back “the liberals’ immigration policy” was the reason behind the political attacks directed at Hungary. Continue reading “Govt hits back at Stubb’s call on EPP to consider Fidesz expulsion”
The Hungarian government rejects the United Nations’ comprehensive pact on migration; it has left the negotiating table and will not consider its implementation binding, should it be accepted at the December meeting of UN heads of states and governments in Morocco, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a letter on Friday.
Hungary is ready to provide Turkey with all assistance to that country’s efforts to reform the rule of law and its judiciary, Justice Minister Laszlo Trocsanyi told MTI after talks with his Turkish counterpart Abdulhamit Gul in Ankara on Thursday. Continue reading “Trocsanyi offers help to Turkey’s judicial reform”