The ruling Fidesz and Christian Democrat (KDNP) parties call on the European Commission to answer some questions regarding prepaid debit cards reportedly issued for migrants, the alliance’s spokesman, Istvan Hollik, told a press conference in Budapest on Saturday. Continue reading “Ruling parties call on EC to explain prepaid debit cards for migrants”
“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 government’s enhanced support for families will “benefit the whole nation, including young people” in the long run, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public Kossuth Radio on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: The nation benefits from even stronger family policy”
Without its nations, Europe would lose its spiritual and cultural identity, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said, addressing a European People’s Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban: Europe cannot exist without nations”
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”
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.