Govt Spox: Hungary-Germany Relations Centre On Cooperation

  • 9 Jul 2018 10:10 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Govt Spox: Hungary-Germany Relations Centre On Cooperation
Although Hungary and Germany differ on their views on migration, the two countries’ governments should concentrate on issues on which there is potential for cooperation, the government spokesman said.

Zoltán Kovács spoke to public Kossuth Radio about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting this past week in Berlin.

Hungary’s border fence -- by protecting the country’s people -- also protects Europe. This creates the conditions for Hungary to fulfil its commitments to border protection while also adhering to European law, Kovács said.

Asked about the potential establishment of a central European NATO command headquarters with German help, Kovács said Europe should set up effective military formations based on cooperation with a view to increasing its defence capabilities.

A central European NATO command headquarters would involve Hungarian, Slovak, Croatian and Slovenian units, he said, adding that “it would seem logical under such a framework” to join the German command HQ.

Zoltán Kovács spoke to public Kossuth Radio about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting this past week in Berlin.

Hungary’s border fence -- by protecting the country’s people -- also protects Europe. This creates the conditions for Hungary to fulfil its commitments to border protection while also adhering to European law, Kovács said.

Asked about the potential establishment of a central European NATO command headquarters with German help, Kovács said Europe should set up effective military formations based on cooperation with a view to increasing its defence capabilities.

A central European NATO command headquarters would involve Hungarian, Slovak, Croatian and Slovenian units, he said, adding that “it would seem logical under such a framework” to join the German command HQ.

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