Orban inspected the border fence

Prime Minister Viktor Orban paid a visit to the Hungarian-Serbian border to inspect the fence erected to prevent illegal migration, on Friday afternoon. Continue reading “Orban inspected the border fence”


Szijjarto: Sea borders must also be protected

The European Union must protect the sea borders with the same kind of effectiveness the Hungarian authorities have protected the land borders against illegal migration, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told MTI from Malta, where he met Maltese government officials. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Sea borders must also be protected”

Orban: The EU must guarantee the protection of its borders

The European Union has a new proposal on migration which is against Hungary’s interests because it is still centred around the mandatory relocation of migrants across the bloc, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after talks with Boyko Borisov, his Bulgarian counterpart, in Sofia on Monday. Continue reading “Orban: The EU must guarantee the protection of its borders”


State of emergency extended

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”


Szijjarto: Border protection more important than ever

Protecting the external borders is Europe’s most pressing task, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said on Tuesday.

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“The fence shows it’s possible to protect our communities”

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.

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Debate about the govt’s migration policy

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”