The government has decided to extend by another six months the current state of emergency in Hungary in connection with “the crisis caused by mass migration”, Friday’s official gazette Magyar Kozlony reported. Continue reading “State of emergency extended”
Protecting the external borders is Europe’s most pressing task, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said on Tuesday.
The border fence guarantees Hungary’s security and stands as a symbol of the fight against illegal migration, the parliamentary state secretary of the prime minister’s cabinet office said on Monday.
According to Government Spokesperson Zoltan Kovacs, if it weren’t for the fence, Hungary would be experiencing the same as it did in 2015: illegal migrants would be arriving in their thousands. Continue reading “Debate about the govt’s migration policy”
Cooperation with Macedonia is important for Hungary in terms of the issue of migration, the enlargement of the European Union and NATO as well as from an economic standpoint, the foreign minister said on Monday. Continue reading “Szijjarto supports Macedonia’s integration”
Prime ministers of the Visegrad Four countries have agreed to contribute 35 million euros to finance a border control programme in Libya, according to a joint declaration released by the Hungarian prime minister’s office on Thursday. Continue reading “V4 countries to contribute to Libya border control”
Hungary would only begin extending the fence on its border with Serbia or build a new one along another section of its border if the flow of illegal migrants were to shift to the Romanian or the Ukrainian border sections, the prime minister’s internal security advisor said on Thursday. Continue reading “No need for new border fence”