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Gulyas: Gauging public opinion on sanctions important for government

The government considers it hugely important to gauge public opinion on European Union sanctions against Russia, the prime minister’s chief of staff said on Thursday, arguing that the people were the ones effected by them. The cabinet on Wednesday approved the ruling Fidesz party’s proposal to launch a “National Consultation” public survey on the sanctions, Gergely Gulyas told a regular press briefing. The government will present the survey’s questions in detail in the coming days, he added.

Szijjarto warns against politicising nature protection

Addressing the Sustainability Expo in Thailand on Thursday, Peter Szijjarto, Hungary's minister of foreign affairs and trade, warned against taking a political or ideological approach to the issue of nature protection.

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Novak: Hungary ‘fighting for democracy’

On the final day of her visit to the United States, President Katalin Novak outlined Hungarian family policy and supporting measures, and emphasised the importance of being able to make decisions freely.

Hungary’s innovation on the up and up, EC report says

On the score of research, development and innovation, Hungary is closing the gap with the rest of the European Union, and has risen to 21st place in the innovation ranking, according to a fresh European Commission report.

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Orbán: New EU migration pact could force Hungary to welcome migrants

Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...