The hungarian ministry of foreign affairs so far fails to call in the Romanian ambassador, Jobbik will do it (2016.01.04.)

Jobbik motions for the hearing of deputy prime minister Zsolt Semjén, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szíjjártó and the Romanian ambassador to Budapest in a joint meeting of the Hungarian Parliament's Committees on Foreign Affairs and National Cohesion.In his press conference on Monday, Jobbik's vice president István Szávay explained that his party had proposed to summon the two committees last week because there had been several anti-Hungarian measures taken in Transylvania in recent months. As he put it, "the recent months have seen Romania taking backward steps again in the road of democracy and minority rights".

I will not respect an anti-hungarian law (2015.12.09.)

Jobbik MP István Szávay held a press conference in his representative office in Dunaszerdahely (Dunajská Streda) on Wednesday.

Szijjártó vs. Semjén

„I never expected this much hysteria and disowning contest of politicians following the opening of my office," Szávay commented on the "anti-office" law passed by the Slovakian Parliament on November 12, based on which, political parties may expect a fine of 600 to 3500 euros, if they were not established according to the Slovakian election act and operate an office in the territory of Slovakia, explains parameter.sk news portal.

Jobbik's vice president expressed his dissatisfaction with the Hungarian government's failure to file a complaint about this amendment of Slovakian law which, in his view, has an anti-Hungarian objective. The MP explained that he had asked Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó – who had called the opening of the office a provocation – to review his position. On the other hand, he also expressed his contentment about the fact that Zsolt Semjén, when addressing the Hungarian Permanent Conference, called the Slovakian and Serbian authority procedures against his offices infringements of rights.

Jobbik’s banner flies in Switzerland, too (2015.11.16.)

Jobbik's fifth foreign friendship group was established in Zurich this weekend, Alfahír reported. Gábor Opauszki is from the town of Kiskőrös and he was a member of Jobbik's group in District VII, Budapest, when he decided to move to Switzerland on account of his Swiss-frank-based loan.

While Switzerland was a common destination for Hungarian refugees in 1956, it has recently reached a "high rank" among the target countries of the increasingly intensive emigration wave, too. According to the statistical figures , Switzerland is a top target country for Hungarian emigrants after Great Britain, Germany and Austria. There are no official data about the number of the Hungarian population living there, but there are tens of thousands of them, typically clustered in the German-speaking cantons.

I have no intention to close the offices in the neighbouring countries (2015.11.12.)

István Szávay has no intention to close his representative office in Slovakia and will turn to international forums concerning the banning resolution passed in Slovakia today.

The politician says it would be a violation of rights from several aspects if his Dunaszerdahely office was to be closed based on the legislation passed in Pozsony on Thursday. The law forbids foreign parties to open a representative office in Slovakia, and stipulates a fine of up to the equivalent of one million HUF for such cases. Talking to Alfahír, Szávay emphasized:

what he established was an MP's representative office and not a party office,

István Szávay opens representative office in Vojvodina too (2015.10.30.)

Two weeks after opening his office in Dunaszerdahely (Dunajská Streda), Slovakia, Jobbik's vice president opened another representative office as a Member of Parliament, this time in Zenta (Senta), Serbia. The politician said his goal was to let the voice of Hungarians in Vojvodina be directly heard in Budapest.

As Vojvodina Hungarian news portal Délhir reported, the representative office of Jobbik MP István Szávay opened in Zenta, Vojvodina. Speaking at the official opening ceremony, the politician emphasized that he had been following the life and problems of Hungarians living abroad ever since Jobbik's foundation. As he put it, the establishment of the legal framework of dual citizenship means an obligation for the Members of the Hungarian National Assembly to represent the interests of Hungarian citizens living abroad in addition to the moral duty to care for their fellow nationals.

Lex Szávay – Slovakia ready to amend law to close Jobbik office (2015.10.20.)

Jobbik's vice president István Szávay did throw a rock in the still water of Slovakia's domestic policy by opening a representative office in Dunaszerdahely on Wednesday. In the past few days, the patriotic party's MP had been the target of a major political fire, after which the Deputy Speaker of the Slovakian Parliament announced they were going to pass legislation to regulate who could conduct political activities in Slovakia.

Vienna on Jobbik's Map (2015.10.19.)

After Munich, New York and London, Jobbik established a friendship group in Vienna, too. Organizer Attila Eggl says it will be a huge challenge to open people's eyes in one of Western Europe's leftist and liberal extremist centres.

Apart from the United Kingdom and Germany, Austria has been the most important destination for Hungarian emigration in recent years. According to official Y2013 figures, there were as many as 36 thousand Hungarians permanently employed in the neighbour country while the actual Hungarian community may be much larger. Besides, the last two years have seen record high economic emigration and the number of cross- border commuters is significant, too.

Slovakia’s hungarian politicians either act as Bratislava’s servants or Budapest’s puppest (2015.10.18.)

"Instead of a contest in disavowing Jobbik, Slovakia's Hungarian politicians should rather compete in representing the interests of the local Hungarian community," Jobbik's vice president István Szávay said in Dunaszerdahely (Dunajská Streda) on Wednesday, where he opened his first foreign representative office in Slovakia.

Hungarian government decides not to step up against military conscription in transcarpathia

Since the local Hungarian organizations have not asked for it, the government will not step up against the unlawful drafting threatening the integrity of Hungarian families – this was the message revealed by State Secretary László Szabó's response to a question in the Hungarian Parliament on Monday. Jobbik MP István Szávay, who interpellated the government official, says his party cannot accept any military conscription quota because even a single Hungarian victim would be one too many.