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This is unfair, unjust, unprincipled, a typical representation of double standards. This is what Brussels is doing with the Polish today. That's why an honourable person cannot accept something like that. And in these kinds of cases one should always stand by the side of the attacked. So I send my word to Mr. Schulz, we stand with Poland in solidarity.feedback
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Jul 22 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Viktor Orban is associated, including European Union and Hungary. Most recently, Viktor Orban has been quoted saying: “The inquisition offensive against Poland can never succeed because Hungary will use all legal options in the European Union to show solidarity with the Poles.” in the article Hungary to support Poland amid European 'inquisition': PM Orban.
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Apr 29 2017

Nobody will set conditions for Hungary.feedback

Apr 27 2017 - CEU

We are not as big and powerful as you are and as big as powerful as George Soros the American financial speculator attacking Hungary, who has destroyed the lives of millions of Europeans with his financial speculations, who has been fined for speculation in Hungary and who is an open enemy of the euro. In many aspects, we are unhappy with how the EU works. When we criticise the EU, it's because we want to correct these mistakes and we want to reform the European Union.feedback

Apr 26 2017 - CEU

It is like when someone is accused of murder and convicted, while the victim of the alleged crime is alive and well. And pointing and shouting 'murderer' at the convict himself.feedback

Apr 26 2017 - Immigration

I know that the power, size and weight of Hungary is much smaller than that of the financial speculator, George Soros, who is now attacking Hungary.feedback

Apr 15 2017 - Fidesz

In Hungary the national government is under continuous pressure and attacks so what is at stake at all elections is whether we will have a parliament and government serving the interests of Hungarian people or it will serve foreign interests.feedback

Apr 10 2017 - CEU

The government does not close down any universities and does not close down CEU either ... The aim of the government is to ensure that all universities are governed by the same rules, and there should not be privileges.feedback

Apr 07 2017

Fraud is fraud, whoever commits it. Not even billionaires are above the law.feedback

Mar 31 2017 - CEU

This is not fair to Hungarian universities. There is competition among universities and it is inexplicable why we should put our own universities at a disadvantage ... while securing an unfair advantage for the foreign university. It makes no difference if someone is a billionaire in Hungary ... this university also has to respect the laws. Hungary is a country which always supports learning but does not tolerate cheating.feedback

Mar 23 2017 - CEU

It is a collusion of human traffickers, Brussels bureaucrats and the organisations that work in Hungary financed by foreign money. Let's call a spade a spade: George Soros finances them.feedback

Mar 20 2017 - Turkey

This will be a fence that will be able to block the path of even the largest crowds arriving from Turkey. So in Austria and Germany people can sleep soundly, because Hungarians will be protecting Europe's external borders.feedback

Mar 15 2017

In the past year, nations have again rebelled. They rebelled against the hypocritical alliance of the Brussels bureaucrats, the liberal global media and the bottomless paunch of international capital.feedback

Mar 15 2017

We must stop Brussels. We must protect our borders. We must block the relocation (of migrants).feedback

Mar 10 2017

No one is under arrest, so anyone who believes they don't want to wait in the transit zone for the closure of their case can leave toward Serbia. We are not locking anyone up anywhere. The aim of these press attacks is to discourage the police and soldiers.feedback

Mar 09 2017

The storm has not died, it has only subsided temporarily. There are still millions waiting to set out on their journey in the hope of a better life (in Europe).feedback

Mar 08 2017 - Terrorism

My ladies and gentlemen, the migration crisis will last until the root causes are dealt with. It will last until it is recognised everywhere that migration is the Trojan wooden horse of terrorism.feedback

Mar 07 2017 - Terrorism

Migration is the Trojan wooden horse of terrorism. The people that come to us don't want to live according to our culture and customs but according to their own – at European standards of living. We are still, at this moment, under siege. The migration flow has only slowed but it is not over. We have gained time to strengthen our lines of defense.feedback

Mar 07 2017

If the world sees that we can defend our borders ... then no one will try to come to Hungary illegally. Any legal regulation that facilitates terror acts must be changed in the interests of our own self-defence.feedback

Feb 11 2017 - Refugees

Of course we can give shelter to the real refugees: Germans, Dutch, French, Italians; scared politicians and journalists; Christians who had to flee their own country; those people who want to find here the Europe that they lost at their home. The foxes are let into the henhouse to compete freely, and nobody can stop the foxes winning time after time.feedback

Feb 10 2017

"Large-bodied predators are swimming here in the waters. This is the trans-border empire of George Soros, with tons of money and international heavy artillery,". "It is causing trouble ... that they are trying secretly and with foreign money to influence Hungarian politics,".feedback

Feb 02 2017

We must save Brussels from Sovietisation, from people who want to tell us who we should live with in our countries.feedback

Feb 02 2017

Hungary maintains its stance that non-economic problems cannot be handled with economic means ... we very much hope that soon we will see good Russian-European co-operation.feedback

Jan 10 2017

"In every country they will want to displace Soros,". "This can already be seen in Europe. They investigate where the money comes from, what kind of intelligence connections there are, which NGOs represent what interests.".feedback

Nov 21 2016

Life changes in countries where migrants arrive in masses. Maybe not in a day, but in a few years it will and our children and grandchildren will ask us: why have you allowed our homeland to change, why have you allowed Europe to change?feedback

Nov 17 2016

The big issue is that the government wants to get what it paid and that is a hell of a multiple in today's market.feedback

Nov 10 2016

We need an active and competing bank sector.feedback

Oct 23 2016 - Christianity

As heirs to 1956 we cannot allow Europe to cut the roots that made it great and helped us survive the Soviet suppression. There is no free Europe without nation states and thousands of years of wisdom from Christianity.feedback

Oct 19 2016 - London

We should not confuse immigration and migration. Because as far as I understand when you speak about immigration here in London and the U.K, you speak about mostly EU citizens coming to work to London or to the U.K. When we speak about migration we speak about the mass migration of illegal migrants entering the territory of the European Union from the outside of the EU, violating our borders, breaking our regulations.feedback

Oct 04 2016

It's a successful scheme because it brings money into the country and not a penny leaves the country.feedback

Oct 03 2016

Thirteen years after a large majority of Hungarians voted at a referendum to join the European Union, today Hungarians made their voices heard again in a European issue.feedback

Oct 02 2016

The (European) Union's proposal is to let the migrants in and distribute them in mandatory fashion among the member states and for Brussels to decide about this distribution.feedback

Oct 02 2016

Hungarians were able to give their direct opinions on the issue of immigration.feedback

Oct 02 2016

The question was 'Brussels or Budapest' and we decided this issue is exclusively the competence of Budapest.feedback

Oct 02 2016

We are proud that we are the first.feedback

Oct 02 2016

Unfortunately, we are the only ones in the European Union who managed to have a (referendum) on the migrant issue. I would be happy to see other countries to follow.feedback

Oct 01 2016

We can send the message that it is only up to us, European citizens, whether we can jointly force the Union to come to its senses or let it destroy itself.feedback

Sep 24 2016 - Libya

If we cannot keep Libya together, if we cannot stabilise it, then we cannot create that gigantic refugee city at the Mediterranean coast of Libya where we have to send back all the migrants who came to Europe illegally.feedback

Sep 24 2016 - Turkey

We should have a cooperation among our countries in order to keep the Balkan route closed if the deal with Turkey holds, but even if the deal with Turkey for some reason or another would become void.feedback

Sep 24 2016 - Turkey

We must have a second plan for the eventuality that the EU-Turkey deal, for whatever reason, collapses. When the migrants descend on us and trouble arrives it will be too late to reach for blueprints, for fences, for physical barriers, for new police and soldiers.feedback

Sep 18 2016

We lose our European values and identity the way frogs are cooked in slowly heating water. Quite simply, slowly there will be more and more Muslims and we will no longer recognize Europe.feedback

Sep 16 2016

Our job is to stop at the Hungarian border the negative consequences of the suction effect of German domestic politics.feedback

Sep 16 2016

I asked them not to do this anymore because the nation-states cannot accept it.feedback

Jul 27 2016

The democrats' foreign policy is bad for Europe and fatal for Hungary. On the other side the policy announced by Trump and the Republicans on migration and foreign policy – is good for Europe, and for Hungary it means life.feedback

Jul 26 2016

We can only allow into Hungary the number of people that we can examine as well. As, according to the Hungarian perception, every single migrant, every single migrant means a public safety and terror risk.feedback

Jul 21 2016

There was a clear link between illegal immigration to Europe and terrorist attacks on the continent. It is clear as two and two makes four, it is plain as day. There is an obvious connection.feedback

Jul 01 2016

If the EU cannot solve the migration situation then such challenges as we saw in the case of the United Kingdom will increase.feedback

Jun 29 2016

Time, analysis, thought and proposals are needed. It would cheap and not at all gallant in these circumstances to suddenly attack any leader of the Commission or any EU institution.feedback

Jun 24 2016

Hungary is in the EU because "we believe in a strong Europe, but Europe is strong only if it can give solutions which make it stronger ... to significant problems like migration.feedback

May 06 2016

How can some draw up a proposal like this?feedback

Apr 03 2016

Hungary was in fact the initiator of what then consequently was put into force in the Balkans.feedback

Mar 15 2016

We cannot let Brussels put itself above the law. We won't let them push their bitter fruits of the EU's cosmopolitan immigration policy. We will not import crime, terrorism, homophobia and a brand of anti-Semitism that sets synagogues ablaze.feedback

Feb 24 2016

We had to think about the potential impact on European politics of such a proposal, but that was a secondary consideration. To us this is a fundamental, unavoidable, essential question of Hungarian politics: can anyone else decide for Hungarians who we Hungarians should or should not live with?feedback

Feb 24 2016

Nobody has asked the European people so far whether they support, accept, or reject the mandatory migrant quotas. The government is responding to public sentiment now: we Hungarians think introducing resettlement quotas for migrants without the backing of the people equals an abuse of power.feedback

Feb 17 2016 - Sanctions

By middle of the year it will not be possible for the EU to renew sanctions automatically. The reason is that more and more countries, though I speak from a Hungarian point of view, but other member states have already talked about it publicly that we need to have an open debate within the EU about what to do about the sanctions.feedback

Feb 17 2016 - Sanctions

More and more countries… are starting to realise that we need to cooperate.feedback

Feb 16 2016 - European economy

We are convinced that locking Russia out of Europe is not rational. Whoever thinks that Europe can be competitive, that the European economy can be competitive without economic cooperation with Russia, whoever thinks that energy security can exist in Europe without the energy that comes from Russia, is chasing ghosts.feedback

Jan 24 2016

We have been saying all along that if the Greeks are unable to protect the borders of their country, we should jointly go down south and protect them.feedback

Jan 09 2016

We cannot let Brussels place itself above the law. We can let them force us to import their failed migration policy.feedback

Oct 25 2015 - Greece

Members of the European Union, especially the members of the Shengen treaty are not able or are not ready to keep their word. So we still have international agreements, everybody should keep them. My number one suggestion was that we should go down to the south to defend the border of Greece if they are not able to do this, but nobody listened to us.feedback

Oct 13 2015

Considering that we are facing a rebellion by illegal migrants, police have done their job in a remarkable way, without using force.feedback

Sep 23 2015

Our borders are under threat, as is our way of life, which is based on respecting laws. Hungary and Europe are under threat. What is happening now, is we are being overrun, invaded. This is a European daily experience. Those who have been overrun cannot take these people in.feedback

Sep 21 2015

We cannot see where the end is. There are plenty more coming, millions are setting out on the journey.feedback

Sep 14 2015

No use of arms will be necessary.feedback

Sep 11 2015

From September 15, Hungarian authorities will not be forgiving when it comes to illegal border crossings.feedback

Sep 11 2015

We are talking about people who refuse to cooperate with the Hungarian authorities. What's more, they attack them and throw objects at them. Considering that we're faced with a rebellion by illegal migrants, the police have done an excellent job without resorting to the use of force.feedback

Sep 08 2015

We signed the Schengen Agreement and we will stick to it. We insist on this. The problem is that at the moment we can't. The Hungarian state should be in a position to enforce it if we say that as of tomorrow morning our borders can only be crossed at designated points and according to the rules.feedback

Sep 06 2015

We are going to deploy the police, then if we get permission from parliament, we will deploy the army, and after September 15, step by step, we will control the entire border. But nobody can tell when total and secure border control will be established. One thing is for sure. We will do everything to make sure it comes to fruition. I am personally committed to it.feedback

Sep 03 2015

But without a visa and without registration, we can't let anybody through Hungary.feedback

Jul 25 2015

There is a clear link between illegal migrants coming to Europe and the spread of terrorism. Interestingly it is obvious in the Anglo-Saxon countries, but others deny it. Recently an American leading security official said in Hungary that the relationship between these two factors is obvious. It is obvious that we simply cannot filter out hostile terrorists from this enormous crowd.feedback

Jul 01 2015

We just want to use this right of ours. We don't go to be parasites in Great Britain, we don't want to take the jobs of those living there, we don't want to make a living at their expense, we just want to go there to use our rights and work.feedback

May 19 2015

It is not there. We have to get it back first. And than we can debate and than decide on this matter. This is the right order.feedback

Apr 13 2015

There are times when the ball hits the post.feedback

Feb 17 2015

We are sure that the exclusion of Russia from Europe is not a reasonable thing. We cannot create the safety of the region against Russia. We can only create it by cooperating with Russia. So, we are sure that we have to negotiate, negotiate, negotiate.feedback

Nov 10 2014

The new state we are building in Hungary today, is not a liberal state. It does not deny liberalism's basic values such as freedom but doesn't make it its core element … I don't think our European Union membership precludes us from building an illiberal new state based on national foundations.feedback

Nov 10 2014

Hungarian politics is not pro-Russian, but pro-Hungarian.feedback

Aug 15 2014 - US, Russia relations

The sanctions policy pursued by the West, that is, ourselves – a necessary consequence of which has been what the Russians are doing – causes more harm to us than to Russia. In politics, this is called shooting oneself in the foot.feedback

Jun 24 2014

If today's regulation of energy prices lead to high European energy costs, then we need regulations, even state regulations, that make energy cheap.feedback

Apr 07 2014

This was not just any victory.feedback

Apr 07 2014 - Fidesz

One thing is for sure, Fidesz and the Christian Democrats have set a European record, among the European parties we got the biggest support. This is a European record.feedback

Apr 06 2014

A higher turnout would allow stronger governance. It really matters how big the majority is on which the parliamentary majority is formed. So I hope many voters will turn up to cast their votes, and whatever government is formed, it can start working with strong public support and experience.feedback

Jan 14 2014

We appreciate that development… what we can see in Russia after your leadership. That makes the cooperation important for Hungary.feedback

Jul 02 2013

This report is deeply unjust against Hungary and the people of Hungary. It applies blatant double standards. It doesn't recognise, it even downplays the tremendous work that Hungarians have done to renew their country.feedback

Jun 10 2013

Today we are relocating the focus of the flood prevention. The capital is over the worst. We had to concentrate on the north before, but now we have to concentrate on the south.feedback

Jan 18 2012

There has been constitutional reform, yes, but reform can either go in the right direction or the wrong direction. What we're telling you is that this is going in the same direction as Mr Chavez and Mr Castro and totalitarian and authoritarian regimes around the world which we are trying to fight with you.feedback

Dec 16 2011

We do not intend to join any agreement that would include tax harmonisation steps. As far as we are concerned we do not want to sacrifice the results of an independent Hungarian tax policy that has made the Hungarian economy competitive. When we will negotiate with the euro zone countries we will make it very clear that this will be a very important, a key issue for the Hungarians at the talks.feedback

Jun 26 2011

We will consistently continue to support Europe and the euro.feedback

Jan 07 2011

We are ready to do everything in order to ensure that this row over the media act does not hamper Hungary's presidency. This is again a European issue; not only Hungary is interested in a successful presidency.feedback

Oct 07 2010

This is the first kind of ecological tragedy that's ever happened in Hungary so the people are desperate. There is no trust at all.feedback

Apr 26 2010 - Fidesz

We will jointly rebuild Hungary and make it strong.feedback

Apr 12 2010

The focus of out economic policy is not austerity measures but how to generate economic growth.feedback

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