- 13 May 2016 9:00 AM
“A difference in opinion, however, does not mean that we are against something,” he said. It is a common interest that a well-functioning, efficient and strong EU should meet the economic, social and demographic challenges it faces, he added.
Kovács said the government and a majority of Hungarians oppose the planned mandatory resettlement of migrants to the country.
The referendum scheduled for September or October will enable the government and the prime minister to put forward a clear position which may serve as encouragement to several other member states, he said.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.