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The first wave of the pandemic had been handled very effectively by Hungary, together with the other Visegrad Group (V4) countries but the second wave is different, with a different pandemic situation.
Proponents of the idea of tying European Union budget allocations to member states’ respect for the rule of law are unable to define what that mechanism should be and are simply waging an ideological battle.
Zoltán Kovács said it had become clear during the second Article 7 hearing that “[US financier] George Soros’s people are also in the new European Commission” under the leadership of EC vice-president Frans Timmermans.
Zoltán Kovács, State Secretary for International Communications and Relations, said the celebrations will honor a more than 1,000-year-old state that protects not only its own identity and culture but also the culture, borders and identity of Europe.
State Secretary for International Communications and Relations, Zoltán Kovács has hit back at a commentary piece featured on Project Syndicate which criticizes Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and compares him to President Trump.
The State Secretary for International Communications and Relations has said an article published by the Guardian newspaper criticizing press freedom in Hungary “simply doesn’t square with the reality of today’s Hungary”.
Zoltán Kovács said respecting the basic ideas and practices of Christian culture on which the ethos of the European Union is based is key to fulfilling Hungary’s standpoint on sovereignty and migration.
Zoltán Kovács said the EU should remain a forum of cooperation between equal member states. In cases where there is no complete agreement between them, there should be no compulsion to accept a given policy
“The make-up of the European Parliament will change,” Zoltán Kovács declared, adding that he hopes an anti-immigration majority is established that will help preserve Europe’s original identity and culture
Yesterday, the government of Hungary and the United States Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase coordination to help communities in the Middle East recover from genocide and persecution by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
In an in-depth interview published yesterday on Origo, Zoltán Kovács talked about his new role as State Secretary for International Communications, what’s at stake in the upcoming European Parliamentary elections, and why it’s a disastrous idea to transform migration into a human right.
Zoltán Kovács said the EU’s rules should apply equally to every member state, adding that whenever Italy and Hungary break the rules, they get sanctioned, but when France or Germany do it, they get off scot-free
“After a century that saw two world wars that wrought catastrophic damage and a half century of communism that attempted to erase our national identity,” writes Kovács,” Hungary makes no apology for putting cultural preservation among our top priorities”
Kovács believes Juncker's comment is personal revenge in light of the fact that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán did not support him when he ran for the office of President of the Commission four years ago
Zoltán Kovács said Western liberals, left-wing groups and politicians have lost touch with members of the public who are compelled to face mass migration and deteriorating public security. “They take the view that it is time for a change,” he said
Zoltán Kovács said the issues illegal migration is posing to Europe have emerged in a number of different forms, from boats transporting migrants, through the latest Italian measures, to the mini-summit
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
The government spokesperson described the general election on Sunday as a decisive battle in the struggle against Soros’s organizations. "The people may decide whether Hungary will indeed remain a country of the Hungarian people or that of immigrants," he said
The gathering on Kossuth tér on March 15th celebrates Hungarian freedom, independence and sovereignty. The official celebration will begin at 2 p.m. and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will deliver the annual address.
“Hungary is being criticized for not keeping to European values and not acting according to regulations, but from our perspective it would seem that it is the European Union that is not adhering to regulations,” the government spokesperson said
Thanks to Hungary and the Hungarian government – among others – we have managed to dismantle the wall which hides reality from the sight of European public opinion. In this we have had an undeniable role. We were the first to start to talk about the crisis. By doing so, we achieved a great deal; we have yet plenty to do, but time is on our side," Zoltán Kovács said