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Government windows can only be visited by appointment, issued documents are posted, mobile government windows not operational

In the interest of preventing the spread of the coronavirus, from 18 March 2020 government…

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Law enforcement must stand their ground more firmly than ever before

Members of law enforcement agencies must stand their ground more firmly now than ever before…

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Everyone must stay at home

The top priority is that people should try to prevent infection by staying at home,…

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Government to release new information films

The government is releasing new information films with the underlying main message that due to…

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Hungarian foreign representation evacuates eleven Hungarians from Panama music festival

“Hungary’s foreign representation in Panama has evacuated eleven Hungarian citizens from a music festival that…

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From this afternoon shops are not allowed to remain open beyond 3.00 p.m., not including food stores and pharmacies

According to the government decree adopted as part of a series of emergency measures, from…

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Romanian and Bulgarian citizens to be given single transit opportunity on Tuesday night

“Romanian and Bulgarian citizens will be afforded a single transit opportunity on Tuesday night along…

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EU finance ministers discuss fight against coronavirus epidemic

“The existing plans for 2020 must be put aside for the moment; the coronavirus represents…

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There is a major level of interdependence in the region

“There is also a major level of interdependence between the region’s countries with relation to…

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Containment effort enters new phase

The effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus has entered a new phase, Minister…

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Koronavirus.gov.hu became unavailable due to web traffic overload attack

For a short while, the government portal koronavirus.gov.hu was not available due to a web…

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Freight traffic between Hungary and Slovenia is continuing, although under strict measures

“Freight traffic between Hungary and Slovenia is continuing unhindered, although under strict measures, and this…

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We are sealing Hungary’s borders to passenger traffic, and banning events

Due to the coronavirus epidemic, Hungary’s borders are being closed down to passenger traffic; the…

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Elderly are most at risk from epidemic

The elderly constitute the group of society that is most at risk from the epidemic,…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán consulted with virology specialists

On Monday morning, the Operational Group responsible for the fight against the coronavirus had a…

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Address by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the Moldovan-Hungarian business forum

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to Belgrade

On Sunday morning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to Belgrade where he was received by…

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Hungary cannot exist without Hungarian communities of Transylvania, Vojvodina, Upper Hungary and Transcarpathia

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sent a message to Hungarians beyond the borders on the 15…

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Ministry of Human Capacities: New working procedure in public education and vocational training institutions

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, in its Decision No. 1102/2020 on the introduction…

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All parties in favour of closing schools from Monday

At a seven-party meeting, the parliamentary groups of all parties unanimously supported the closing down…

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We should pay more attention to the elderly

Elderly people constitute a group that is especially at risk from the coronavirus, Minister of…

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On Friday, another three Hungarians patients diagnosed; all three are in hospital and well

On Friday, another three Hungarians patients were diagnosed; all three are in hospital and well,…

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Situation at Greek-Turkish border is very serious

The situation at the Greek-Turkish border is very serious, the Chief Security Advisor to the…

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Students cannot go to school from Monday; ten task forces set up

As part of the containment of the coronavirus, ten task forces have been set up,…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán: Elderly should avoid contact with others; we must protect our parents and grandparents

This year’s budget as well as the 2021 budget already in the phase of planning…

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Government to release information films for the elderly

The government has released short films for the elderly in connection with the coronavirus, the…

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Kossuth and Széchenyi Prizes ceremony to be held at a later date

Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Kossuth and Széchenyi Prizes ceremony will be held at…

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EU, too, has a vested interest in strategic partnership with Moldova

The whole of the European Union has a vested interest in forming strategic partnerships with…

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State of danger could be upheld in coming weeks or months

The government believes it may be necessary to uphold the measures of the state of…

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There are absolutely no barriers hindering cooperation between Hungary and Moldova

“There are no political barriers and no open questions within the field of political cooperation…

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In addition to interests, common values form the basis of the alliance between Hungary and Estonia

“In addition to interests, common values form the basis of the alliance between Hungary and…

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Government to introduce state of national crisis

The government is introducing a special legal order and a state of danger with a…

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Operational Corps recommends to government introduction of state of danger

The Operational Corps recommends to the government the introduction of a special legal order and…

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The tourism and hospitality sectors will be seriously affected by the coronavirus epidemic

“The government is calculating with a growth scenario of between plus 3.7 percent and minus…

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Operational Corps recommends to government introduction of state of national crisis

The Operational Corps recommends to the government the introduction of a state of national crisis…

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Commemorative events should be cancelled

The Operational Corps responsible for the containment of the coronavirus infection recommends that everyone should…

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Hungarian position has been right all along

The Hungarian position related to illegal migration “which we have tried to enforce throughout” has…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with Evangelical Church leaders

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke in words of praise about the public duties fulfilled by…

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Hungary will continue to block NATO-Ukraine Council meetings until there is an agreement on minority rights

“The blocking of NATO-Ukraine Council meetings will continue until we are able to come to…

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Central Europe’s experience of many centuries will gain in significance

Europe must be protected from those who – for financial or power reasons – want…

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Entry ban for Iranians; those who do not cooperate can be deported

Two of the Iranian university students isolated in the South Pest Central Hospital are still…

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Coronavirus – Leaders of Israel and seven European countries held video conference

On Monday morning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended an international video conference organised in connection…

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Hungarian-Lebanese Joint Economic Committee holds founding session in Budapest

The founding session of the Hungarian-Lebanese Joint Economic Committee (JEC) was held in Budapest on…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán paid tribute to women on the occasion of International Women’s Day

On Sunday morning on his social media account, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán paid tribute to…

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Statement of the Government Communication Centre: The government accepts the Operational Corps’ recommendation and cancels the central commemoration planned for 15 March.

While in Hungary there are only isolated, individual cases and there are no epicentres, the…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met with US Ambassador

On Friday evening, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and US Ambassador to Budapest David Cornstein held…

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Dutch man is already being tested in Szent László Hospital

The Dutch man who – by his own account – came into contact with an…

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Operational Corps: Government has suspended issuance of visas to Iranian nationals

In the interest of containing the coronavirus infection, the Operational Corps adopted further measures at…

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Four foreigners have been diagnosed with infection in Hungary so far

In Hungary so far four foreign nationals have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection. These…

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Free capacity in László Hospital to be made available

At its meeting today, the Operational Corps responsible for the containment of the coronavirus infection…

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Three infected Iranians quarantined in Szent László Hospital

At the Operational Corps’ Friday press conference, János Szlávik, head physician of the South Pest…

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In the interest of Hungary’s security the government is extending state of emergency due to mass immigration

In the interest of the security of Hungary and the Hungarian people, the government is…

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Greece has decided to protect its borders

In departure from its 2015 migration policy, Greece has decided to protect its borders against…

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Physical, live force and legal border closure will be capable of managing migration challenges of period ahead

The physical, live force and legal border closure will be capable of managing the migration…

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State Secretary Péter Sztáray’s visit to Washington

At the invitation of Stephen J. Schneider, AIPAC Director of International Affairs, Hungarian State Secretary…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán: I’m proud of the work done by Hungarian disease control experts

The Prime Minister is proud of the work done by Hungarian epidemiological experts who are…

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Cooperation between Hungary and Croatia is extremely important to both nations

“Cooperation between Hungary and Croatia is extremely important to both nations, but Budapest often feels…

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For us human life, the lives and security of the people come first

For us human life, the lives and security of the people come first, Prime Minister…

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Epidemiological investigation launched into case of Iranian students

An epidemiological investigation and contact search have been launched with immediate effect also into the…

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Coronavirus – Epidemic investigation and contact search in case of foreign student girls under way

The epidemic investigation and contact search in the case of the foreign student girls infected…

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There are two coronavirus patients in Hungary

We have the first infected person; in fact, we have two patients who had to…

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V4 also cooperate in trouble

The Visegrád countries are able to cooperate not only in good times, but also in…

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Hungarian stance taken against illegal immigration has become a general European approach

The Hungarian stance taken against illegal immigration has become a general European approach. However, unless…

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Hungarian telecommunications and retail special taxes are not contrary to EU law

According to the judgment passed by the Court of Justice of the European Union on…

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Levying tax on Google was lawful

Based on today’s judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Google could…

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Court of Justice of European Union finds sector-specific special tax lawful

The judgments passed today have clearly concluded that in the future large corporations will not…

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Péter Szijjártó consults with his Chinese counterpart

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó consulted with his Chinese counterpart by telephone…

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Hungary will protect its borders under all circumstances

“Hungary will protect its borders under all circumstances; we will not allow entry to a…

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A stronger EU requires tighter cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union

“The strengthening of the EU requires tighter cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union”, Minister of…

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Digital Freedom Commission formed

The duty of the Commission is to explore what impact tech companies have on the…

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Foreign ministry: Hungary welcomes US-Taliban peace deal

Hungary welcomes the US-Taliban peace pact “as a historic step towards re-establishing peace in Afghanistan…

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Government must build its policy upon people’s opinions

The government must build its policy upon the people’s opinion in order to take action…

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Hungarian government also supports alleviation of humanitarian crisis in Congo through Hungary Helps Programme

As part of the Hungary Helps Programme, the government supports the eye clinic operated by…

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Intensive growth in first two months’ migration data

In the first two months of 2020, the number of illegal border-crossing attempts increased intensively,…

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10 trillion forints in investment was realised last year

The Hungarian economy is currently the fastest growing economy in the European Union and achieved…

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Hungary has protected and will continue to protect its borders

“Hungary has protected and will continue to protect its borders”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and…

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Complex and dangerous situation has developed in Balkans

The Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister described the situation that has recently developed…

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Hungary to suspend admission of illegal migrants to transit zone indefinitely gary to suspend admission of illegal migrants to transit zone indefinitely

There is a connection between the coronavirus and illegal migration, Chief Security Advisor to the…

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Hungary will adopt all measures that are necessary in best interests of Hungarian people

The same as to date, Hungary will continue to adopt all measures which are necessary…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with Turkish President Erdogan; PM’s security cabinet convened

On Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke to Turkish head of state Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with Kenyan Archbishop Anthony Muheria

At a meeting, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Anthony Muheria, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with President of Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians István Pásztor

On Friday afternoon in the Carmelite Monastery in Budapest, Prime Minister-President of Fidesz Viktor Orbán…

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We must prepare for regular attacks at Hungarian border fence

We must prepare for migrant flows, we must prepare for regular mass attacks at the…

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The V4 supports the earliest possible EU integration of the Western Balkan countries

The four countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) assured the Western Balkan countries of their…

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Seven-party consultation regarding measures related to action against coronavirus epidemic has been concluded

On Thursday 27 February 2020, from 5.00 p.m. Deputy Prime Minister-Interior Minister Dr Sándor Pintér…

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There are still no coronavirus patients in Hungary

There are still no coronavirus patients in Hungary, there is no sample that would confirm…

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Appeal to citizens who have visited coronavirus-infected areas

The government treats the coronavirus epidemic as a top priority, the Operational Corps is operating…

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The European Commission also recognises the results of the Hungarian economy

The 2020 country report on Hungary published today by the European Commission (EC) provides a…

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Minister of State Tristan Azbej had talks about development of new humanitarian cooperation programmes in Paris

The Minister of State for Helping Persecuted Christians and the Implementation of the Hungary Helps…

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There are still no reported cases of coronavirus in Hungary

In Budapest on Wednesday, at a press conference related to coronavirus, the government-appointed Operational Group…

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We are still not aware of coronavirus patients in Hungary

At present, the government is not aware of any coronavirus patient in Hungary, Gergely Gulyás,…

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Another Hungarian will be placed in hospital quarantine in Budapest

Another Hungarian suspected of having been infected with the coronavirus will be placed in hospital…

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Since beginning of year more than 6,300 illegal border-crossers have been apprehended

This year more than 6,300 migrants have been apprehended at the Hungarian border, the Chief…

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Struggle against communism was a true fight

The struggle against communism was a true fight, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office…

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Long-term Hungarian-Polish cooperation

The document on Hungarian-Polish special operations cooperation was signed on Monday, 24 February by Minister…

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Largest volume of property construction for ten years realised in 2019

“The government’s goal remains unchanged: to assist families in home creation and help young people…

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Purpose of national consultation is to reach points of understanding

Launching the national consultation, the goal of the government is to reach “points of understanding”…

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The Eastern European and Baltic countries are standing up in support of the preservation of existing CAP funding

Following a meeting in Warsaw on Monday, the agriculture ministers of the Eastern European and…

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Operational Directorate for Protecting Against the Coronavirus in session

The Operational Directorate is holding an extraordinary meeting at the Ministry of Defence on 24…

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Facilitating Moldova’s EU integration is one of the priorities of Hungarian foreign policy

“Facilitating the integration of Moldova into the European Union is one of the priorities of…

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Pension bonds to be launched shortly

Pension bonds will be launched shortly, and the minimum tie-up period will be ten years,…

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State Secretary Zoltán Kovács responds to article on Tablet

State Secretary for International Communication and Relations Zoltán Kovács has responded to the article published…

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Careful consideration is recommended before travelling to Northern Italy

“Because of the coronavirus epidemic, we recommend that people planning to travel to Northern Italy…

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Climate protection is a top priority also in Hungary

Climate protection is a top priority also in Hungary, and in actual fact, this topic…

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Ninety-eight per cent of people of Gyöngyöspata said no to political campaign

The organisers of the political demonstration exposed themselves as fewer than a bus full of…

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An ambitious Europe needs an ambitious budget

In Brussels on Friday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán made a statement after an EU summit…

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Government seeks to stop prison business

The government seeks to put an end to the prison business which has now become…

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National consultation: Government will also ask citizens about damages awarded to illegal migrants

In the questionnaire of the national consultation, the government will also ask citizens about the…

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Supporting Christian communities is a priority goal

In a Europe that has less and less courage to profess its Christian roots, Hungary…

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Prestigious Polish decoration conferred upon Minister of State Katalin Novák

Polish head of State Andrzej Duda decorated Katalin Novák, Minister of State for Family and…

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Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő holds talks in Sweden

Minster of Defence Tibor Benkő held talks on current defence policy issues and cooperation opportunities…

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Climate and Nature Protection Action Plan consists of eight points

The Climate and Nature Protection Action Plan consists of eight points, and its measures correspond…

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Hungarian Embassy opens in Bishkek – launching the Eastern Opening Policy was a good decision

“It was a good decision on the part of the government to launch the Eastern…

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National Cultural Council formed

At the invitation of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the National Cultural Council held its founding…

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National consultation: Two questions will relate to prison business

Two questions will relate to the prison business in the national consultation questionnaire, the Parliamentary…

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There were 5,500 prohibited border-crossing attempts at Hungarian border at the beginning of the year

In January and February, there have been 5,500 prohibited border-crossing attempts at the Hungarian border…

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Communication by the Prime Minister’s Office

We were deeply shocked to learn about the anti-Christian Islamist terrorist attack in Burkina Faso…

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Hungary has been a member of the elite club that is capable of exporting over 100 billion euros annually for three years now

“Hungary has been a member of the elite club of 35 countries that is capable…

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Franciscan leader thanked Hungary for its support with extension of museum in Holy Land

Francesco Patton, leader of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land thanked Prime Minister Viktor…

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The Central and Eastern European region will remain the economic motor of the European Union

“Hungary’s economy is currently the most rapidly growing economy in the European Union, and as…

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