On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the revolution of 1956, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations has held a palatial commemoration on 17th of October in Unites Nations Headquarters in New York.
“Reports about brutality by Hungarian police towards migrants are untrue; the people who wrote these have not been to Hungary, or if they did they are lying”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on the BBC World’s Hard Talk programme, which aired on Wednesday evening and Thursday.
“The growth trajectory of the Hungarian economy will also be fundamentally affected by what concrete agreement is reached between the British Government and the European Union on the United Kingdom’s exit of the EU”, Péter Szijjártó said in London.
The following joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of Hungary, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States was delivered by Ambassador György Molnár (Hungary) at a plenary session of the United Nations First Committee at UN Headquarters in New York on 17 October 2016. States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention will hold their Eighth Review Conference in Geneva on 17-25 November 2016, chaired by Ambassador György Molnár.
Deputy State Secretary Kristóf Altusz received his counterpart, the Latvian Foreign Ministry’s Deputy State Secretary for EU Affairs Inga Skujiņa on the 14th of October 2016 in Budapest.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held bilateral talks with the Foreign Ministers of Malaysia, Singapore, Laos and Myanmar in Bangkok on Friday on the sidelines of a summit of European Union and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers.
“Hungary has been awarded the right to organise the 2017 World Export Development Forum, so Budapest will be hosting the event next year”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI.
“Hungarian-Swiss relations are mutually beneficial; there are more than 300 Swiss companies operating in Hungary that provide employment to 40,000 people”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary László Szabó said on Wednesday in Budapest at a conference organised by Swiss food industry giant Nestlé.
“U.S. company Ubiquity Global Services will be opening a service centre in Budapest in February, creating 200 new jobs”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a press conference in the capital.
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