The countries of the Visegrad Group reconfirm their strong interest in the political stability and economic prosperity of Ukraine and follow with great concern the events witnessed in the streets of Ukrainian cities since the time of the Vilnius Summit. The Foreign Ministers highlight their deep belief that the right of the people to demonstrate and express their opinion peacefully is one of the basic principles of the OSCE and the Eastern Partnership, which should be respected.
Ukraine's future lies with Europe, MFA Parliamentary State Secretary Zsolt Németh declared on Wednesday. The European continent needs a strong, sovereign and independent Ukraine and Ukraine’s European integration should be supported, he stressed.
Foreign Ministry Deputy State Secretary Gergely Prőhle held talks with senior US State Department officials on tasks related to Hungary's forthcoming presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Allience (IHRA) and its current presidency of the Visegrad Group (V4) on 9 December.
Human rights are celebrated worldwide today in remembrance of the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights by the General Assembly of the United Nations 65 years ago. This year’s commemoration is marked also by the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the mandate of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights which fulfils a primary role in the international advancement of the protection of and respect for universal human rights.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary János Martonyi visited the Embassy of the South African Republic in Budapest and signed the Nelson Mandela condolence book on 9 December 2013.
The global trade agreement signed at a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Bali, Indonesia, represents a positive development for Hungary and Europe, Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi said on 7 December 2013.
The Hungarian Institute of International Affairs (HIIA) hosts the photo exhibition of Mr Péter Antall titled „Adventures in Egypt” and „Flashes about József Antall”. All pictures of late Prime Minister Antall were taken during his international meetings.
A strong and united America is in Hungary’s best interest, said Gergely Prőhle, Deputy State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Washington DC on 6 December, at the 22nd annual dinner of the Hungarian American Coalition.