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The Eurasian economic cooperation bears great possibilities

There are no problematic fields in the German-Hungarian cooperation, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told national radio channel Kossuth Rádió on Friday.

Glory to the Jewish heroes of the Great War

“Without the sacrifices that Hungarian Jews made during the First World War, it would have been impossible to defend our homeland”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

The Hungarians have good reason to trust in Mercedes

“There are six thousand companies founded fully or partly with German capital operating in Hungary, which influence the lives of over one million Hungarians”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

Another record year expected in EU funding disbursements

Hungary will not lose a cent of EU funding if it draws down 2,100 billion forints and fulfills plans to pay out another record sum Nándor Csepreghy said.

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The chancellor’s visit is the recognition of the Hungarian-German cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 30, 2015 5:45 PM

Angela Merkel’s next week visit in Budapest clearly shows that Germany recognises the importance of the cooperation between the two countries, said Péter Szijjártó, minister of foreign trade and foreign affairs.

The EU to extend and expand the existing set of sanctions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 30, 2015 3:15 PM

The EU extends the existing restrictive measures - imposed on Russian and Ukrainian persons and entities because of the Ukraine crisis - which were due to expire in March and the blacklist will also be expanded. The EU Foreign Ministers will decide on the newly drafted blacklist on 9 February, Péter Szijjártó told journalists after the extraordinary meeting of the EU member states’ heads of diplomacy on Thursday in Brussels.

International logistic exercise held in Székesfehérvár

Ministry of Defence, January 29, 2015 11:03 AM

Hungary is hosting the Capable Logistician 2015 exercise, this year’s biggest trial of the logisticians of NATO member countries and partner nations, NATO commands and other countries involved in practical cooperation.

Hungary firmly condemns all forms of terrorism

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 30, 2015 1:35 PM

Hungary condemns by the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in the Northern part of the Sinai Peninsula on 29 January, causing the death of 27 and injuring dozens.

Hungarian unemployment rate steady around 7 percent

Ministry for National Economy, January 30, 2015 2:19 PM

According to seasonally adjusted Eurostat data, unemployment rate in Hungary fell to 7.3 percent in November 2014. Following Estonia and Spain, the largest year-on-year drop in the unemployment rate was recorded in Hungary within the EU28. With regard to year-on-year improvements, Hungary has been on the top of the ranking since February 2014. Unemployment rate averaged 11.5 percent in the 18 member states of the Eurozone, while it was 10.0 percent on average within the entire EU (28 members).

Kazakhstan and Hungary both wish to deepen economic relations

Ministry for National Economy, January 30, 2015 2:29 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga initiated the establishment of a joint tourism working group today, at the 4th Kazakh-Hungarian Business Forum held in Budapest. At the event, organized by the Hungarian-Kazakh section of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its Kazakh partner, participants – including 40 enterprises – discussed partnership options to facilitate further cooperation.

Hatred for ethnic groups must be prevented, says Minister Balog

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 28, 2015 4:22 PM

The mass killings of Auschwitz must not happen again and any hatred against ethnic groups must be nipped in the bud, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Tuesday.