Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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This could mean the beginning of a new chapter in Hungarian-American political relations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 16, 2018 11:14 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó arrived in Washington on Monday afternoon, and prior to his two days of negotiations stressed: “This could mean the beginning of a new chapter in Hungarian-American political relations”.

Hungary has always wanted a relationship based on mutual respect with Romania

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 15, 2018 11:50 AM

“Hungary has always wanted a relationship based on mutual respect with Romania in the interests of the Hungarian community living there”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program.

Furniture manufacturing group Ada to expand its Hungarian production capacity with an investment of 5.2 billion forints

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 12, 2018 5:56 PM

“Austrian-owned furniture manufacturing group Ada is expanding its Hungarian production capacity with an investment of 5.2 billion forints (EUR 16.8 million), towards which The Hungarian Government is providing one billion forints in non-returnable funding, 20 percent of the total cost of the project”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced.

Chinese funds are best option for Budapest-Belgrade railway line

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 11, 2018 3:55 PM

In the absence of comparable European funds, Chinese funds are the best option for the construction of the Budapest-Belgrade railway line, but its actual costs can only be assessed with any degree of accuracy after the completion of the relevant public procurement procedure, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest, in answer to questions from members of the press after the Ministry’s press conference held in relation to another topic.

Cutting-edge automotive industry is key to future of Hungarian economy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 11, 2018 3:54 PM

The success of the Hungarian economy in the next few years will depend on whether we will be able to change over to the new era of the automotive industry and to implement the technologies of autonomous vehicles and electromobility within the shortest possible time, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the Ministry’s press conference announcing the year’s first investment.

Civilised dialogue is required instead of hypocrisy, even concerning the most difficult issues

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 11, 2018 1:47 PM

“Civilised dialogue is required instead of hypocrisy, even concerning the most difficult issues relating to the future of Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Wednesday in Berlin prior to a meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel.

Poland will always be able to count on Hungary’s support during the course of European Union proceedings launched against it

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 10, 2018 12:05 PM

“Poland will always be able to count on Hungary’s support during the course of European Union proceedings launched against it”. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following a telephone conversation with his Polish counterpart.

Meeting with rapporteur of EP report concluded

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 10, 2018 9:58 AM

“Tuesday’s meeting with Judith Sargentini, the rapporteur of the European Parliament’s investigation into the state of the rule of law in Hungary, has been concluded”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary told the press.

Martin Schulz is not aware of most basic facts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 5, 2018 12:29 PM

Martin Schulz, the President of the German Social Democratic Party (SDP) is not aware of the most basic facts, and continually stabs Hungary in the back even while it also protects all German citizens, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in response to an interview given by the German party president to the newspaper Bild on Friday.