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Hungary’s foreign minister: Western Europe in ‘state of naivety’

Budapest, September 16 (MTI) – Western Europe is in a “state of naivety” because over the past year while Europe has failed to find the common solutions western European politicians have been advocating, terrorism has infiltrated the continent, Hungary’s foreign minister told the daily Magyar Hírlap on Friday. Péter Szijjártó said EU leaders today are pursuing dangerous policies which he said also threaten the bloc’s security. He said security had to be the focal point of every European policy because “terrorism has infiltrated Europe”. The influx of migrants into Europe has tremendously weakened public security on the continent, he...

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Jobbik wants government to draft plan for handling migrants expelled from Western Europe

Budapest, November 2 (MTI) – The radical nationalist Jobbik party on Monday called on the government to prepare plans for handling migrants expelled from western Europe. Deputy leader Daniel Z Karpat told a press conference that no procedures have been prepared so far on handling the hundreds of migrants who are already staying in Hungary. They should be returned to their country of origin, unless it is unsafe, or to the country where they first entered the European Union, he added. Jobbik expects the government to publish a list showing how many migrants it is unable to expel or...

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Orban: Hungary should consider letting migrants transit to Western Europe

Brussels, September 24 (MTI) – Hungary will either protect its “green border” with fences or, “if this option is not that popular”, may let migrants pass through in the direction of Austria and Germany, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in Brussels in the early hours of Thursday, after attending an emergency summit on migration. “The Austrian chancellor stated it unambiguously that if we are only able to halt migrants with a fence, we should rather let them through,” Orban told Hungarian reporters. “This is what we will have to consider,” he added. Orban said the summiteers had come...

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BREAKING NEWS – Hungarian railway company suspends intl’s services to Western Europe, at Keleti migrants flood in – UPDATE

Budapest, September 3 (MTI) – Hungary’s railway company has decided to suspend the operation of all international train services from Budapest to western Europe, the company’s information service said on Thursday morning. MAV has decided to suspend services until further notice in order to ensure safety of railway traffic, Mavinform told MTI. Tickets for international trains will be valid at scheduled domestic services, the company said. UPDATE 2015. September 03. 09:09 Police have withdrawn from the entrance of Budapest’s Keleti railway station after blocking all entry points for the past two days, an MTI correspondent said on Thursday. Migrants...

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FM Szijjarto: Western Balkans stability key from European perspective

Belgrade/Srebrenica, July 11 (MTI) – The massacre at Srebrenica clearly showed more than anything similar before it how important stability and peace between peoples is in the western Balkans, Hungary’s foreign minister told MTI on Saturday. Peter Szijjarto said the outlook of European integration for the region would make sure that nothing such as the events that took place twenty years ago could happen again. The minister took part in a commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre at the Potocari memorial. Hungary’s government is committed to supporting the European and transatlantic integration of countries of the...

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