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The Foreign Minister said border protection should be approached from the point of view of security rather than human rights. Strong and strict border protection leaves less manoeuvring space to criminals, including human smugglers.
At the end of February, in its response to the Hungarian Government’s information campaign, the European Commission admitted that it “funds a program run by the UNHCR for prepaid debit cards for refugees and asylum seekers”.
“It has become clear to the Hungarians: it is in the interests of the Central European for a pragmatic cooperation to come about between East and West that is based on common sense and mutual respect,” the foreign minister said
The government of Hungary will not leave unanswered the offense committed against Hungary in the Sargentini Report. We would like to make clear before the general, European public that we do not want to become an immigrant country. That’s why the government has released this English-language internet video in response to the affronts to our country.
PM Orbán stressed that in Europe today order, peace and security can no longer be taken for granted, and we must make an ever-greater effort “to maintain the order of the thousands of years of our civilisation”
The Minister of Defense said in respect of national sovereingty, the joint funding of anti-terrorism operations and stabilisation, and avoiding “duplicate operations” with NATO are priorities in defense cooperation
According to PM Orbán, the draft budget for 2019 is “massive and earthquake-resistant” and “in line with the goals of the Hungarian nation.” However, the draft of the 2021-2027 EU budget seeks to reward economic policies that failed to observe financial discipline.
György Bakondi said the essence of the "Stop Soros" package is that activities assisting illegal migration are not humanitarian activities but are in fact activities that “pose a threat to the country’s security”
“Over the last two and a half years terrorists of migrant origin have committed 27 terror attacks in Europe claiming 330 lives and injuring more than 1300,” FM Péter Szijjártó said during his press conference earlier today on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Brussels terror attack
The Orbán Government strongly disagrees with the draft of the UN’s Global Compact on Migration, but we have decided to remain at the table and have put forward a list of alternatives to influence the debate.
In 2018, Europeans will prize security above all else and the Hungarian government prizes the security of the Hungarian people similarly, Károly Kontrát, parliamentary state secretary of the ministry of the interior, said
The government is pushing forward with the development of the Hungarian Defence Forces. The first phase of the Zrínyi 2026 National Defence and Armed Forces Development Program has already been launched
PM Orbán stressed that security will be one of the greatest values in Europe in the future. Not only the peaceful and predictable lives of families will depend on it but also Hungary’s performance and economic success
“It is good news that Hungary has been listed as the world’s 10th safest country, but we cannot become complacent in view of the fact that the security situation in Europe has never been as bad as it is this year and at the end of this summer," Hungary's government spokesperson said
“European leaders are responsible for guaranteeing the security of the continent, and those who are incapable of doing so have no place among the leaders of Europe. Their job should be to do something to combat the threat of terrorism," Hungary's foreign minister said
János Lázár, the minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, said the prime minister has expressed his wish to his government that the country must make the top ten list of the world's safest countries
The TEK will be in charge of performing personal protection tasks during the visit, which includes programs in which the Russian foreign and health ministers will take part on Wednesday and those that the Russian president and his delegation will attend on Thursday
As citizens prepare for the third Sunday of Advent, heads of the EU member states once again gather in Brussels to discuss the pressing migration crisis. The differences will resemble the struggle of David against Goliath, said Prime Minister Orbán in his radio interview last week, and in the role of David stand the Visegrád Four countries, including Hungary.