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Zoltán Kovács stressed that George Soros is continuing the negotiations aimed at calling into question the outcome of the Hungarian election and collecting allies against the democratically elected Hungarian government and majority
Minister Szijjártó pointed out that if Hungary had an electoral system like the United Kingdom or France, then the ruling party wouldn’t just have a two-thirds majority in Parliament, but a majority of 85 percent
Bence Tuzson, minister of state for Government Communication, said that the Helsinki Committee requested a list of empty state-owned properties in Budapest. He said the government will not issue this list and is prepared to go to court if necessary
Zoltán Kovács said the government is paying particular attention to the various pieces of information that are coming to light with almost daily regularity in relation to the operations of the “Soros network”
According to a recently uncovered statement by Tracie Ahern, former chief financial officer of the Soros Fund Management, the billionaire financier commands a quasi-mercenary force of at least 2,000 people, tasked with achieving three goals: bringing down Prime Minister Orbán’s government, dismantling the border fence, and promoting immigration to Hungary.
György Bakondi said the UN's package is cause for concern because Hungary does not want to be part of a treaty that states that migration is a fundamental human right and everyone is free to choose where they want to settle
PM Orbán said the United Nations is an asset, “but we mustn’t allow it to formulate principles that go against Hungary’s interests… And the package currently being prepared does go against Hungarian interests"
According to Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács, 2,356,811 national consultation questionnaires were returned, 2,178,320 by post and 178,491 online. The number of responses rejecting the “Soros Plan” was above 2.3 million with regard to all seven questions included in the consultation, he added
Levente Magyar, the ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary, said that the EP will decide whether or not to launch Article 7 proceedings against Hungary based on Sargentini's report, which could lead to the suspension of Hungary’s voting rights
Hungarians have expressed their will and they do not want Hungary to become an “immigrant country” and they do not want the mandatory resettlement quota or any other elements of the “Soros plan” either, Fidesz spokesman Imre Puskás said
The resolution calls on the government “not to succumb to the pressure from Brussels ... reject the Soros plan and provide continuous information to all Hungarians concerning the status of its implementation”
The Hungarian Parliament today rejected the European Parliament’s recent decision to establish a limitless and permanent migrant quota. In the resolution, Hungarian lawmakers said the decision would change irreversibly the continent’s future and called on the government to protect the country’s interests.
Bence Tuzson, state secretary for Government Communication, said that “the government will fight the mandatory quota scheme and advocate the position of the Hungarian people both in Hungary and Europe”
Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács expressed his thanks on behalf of the government to all who sent in their answers and said the high participation reflected that this was a national issue that would determine the future of Hungary and the European Union in the long-term
János Lázár, the minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, said that Hungary investigated the ‘Soros files’, which was necessary to protect the Hungarian border and guarantee sovereignty, and were matters of national security
The government decided to extend the deadline because the public were still sending in their responses, but most importantly to allow for last week’s vote by the European Parliament to launch the EU's migrant relocation scheme
As I wrote last week, the European Parliament approved a regulation that would introduce a permanent and mandatory migrant quota system without an upper limit on the number of migrants to be admitted. What’s more, it says that the evaluation of asylum claims will no longer be carried out by the country of first entry, and all member states will have to accommodate migrants on an involuntary basis. Countries that don’t cooperate would be politically and financially penalized.
Antal Rogán said that the European Commission states that immigration via the Mediterranean has slowed with the onset of winter, therefore 50,000 immigrants should be “brought in” from Turkey and distributed across central Europe
János Lázár, the minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office revealed that 1,295,000 Hungarians had sent back the consultation questionnaires which is a remarkably high number, and clearly demonstrates that the people want to state their views on the matter
Hate to say we told you so, but that moment that Hungary has long been warning against has arrived. The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) has approved a regulation that would introduce a mandatory migrant quota system without an upper limit on the number of migrants. If this regulation is enacted, the European Parliament has approved the permanent quota system and is carrying out the plan of billionaire financier George Soros, seemingly point by point.
At the request of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, an intelligence assessment has been completed concerning Soros’s activities in Berlin and Brussels and the extent to which Soros has succeeded in influencing opinion against Hungary
Last week’s decision by the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament to propose a limitless resettlement quota scheme and the EP’s newest Hungary-bashing report all point in one, disturbing direction: a concerted effort to push a pro-immigration agenda that would accept an unlimited number of migrants into Europe and to strong-arm any member states that dare to oppose.
There is “no smaller bullet in the gun, but the establishment of a permanent and mandatory migrant resettlement mechanism,” said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán following the summit of EU leaders on Friday, “with no upper limit on numbers: the mandatory relocation quota system.”
“Brussels has come under George Soros’s influence,” the prime minister said. “The European Union wants to dismantle the border fence, let migrants enter the continent, distribute them among the member states and punish those who resist,” he added
Over the course of the last two weeks, the Financial Times has run no fewer than four – yes, four – articles maligning the Orbán Government for our opposition to George Soros’ pro-immigration agenda and for the usual charge of undemocratic behavior. We must have got under their skin.
On Wednesday, the government published the national consultation on the Soros plan, one of a series of national consultations in which the government turns to the people in the form of public surveys to ask their opinion on subjects important to their daily lives. This seventh national consultation addresses the Soros Plan to resettle one million migrants in Europe per year. The following is an English-language translation of the questionnaire.
The government of Viktor Orbán opposes illegal immigration, with broad, popular support, and that’s why it opposes Mr Soros’s efforts to push his immigration plan, Hungary's government spokesperson said
On Wednesday, the government published the national consultation on the Soros plan, one of a series of national consultations in which the government turns to the people in the form of public surveys to ask their opinion on subjects important to their daily lives. This seventh national consultation addresses the Soros Plan to resettle one million migrants in Europe per year. The consultation’s fundamental question is: should Hungary become an immigrant country or not?
In a 2016 draft proposal, the European Commission recommended that member states that refuse to participate in the mandatory resettlement of illegal immigrants should pay a so-called solidarity fine of 78 million HUF (250,000 EUR) per rejected migrant
The Hungarian government has decided to launch a nationwide survey on migration to guarantee solid support for the government’s related policies, and so that they can understand the people's stance on the issue
Previous dialogue concerning the resettlement of a few thousand people on a voluntary and ad hoc basis was discussed, they are now talking about a mandatory and permanent system of distribution with no upper threshold, Csaba Dömötör said
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has made a number of references to a Soros plan to bring one million “refugees and migrants” into Europe each year. Some are skeptical, but the doubters haven’t familiarized themselves with the facts. The plan is real.