Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Leading news

The European Commission has launched a manhunt against certain Central European countries

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 21, 2017 11:21 AM

“The European Commission has ‘launched a manhunt’ against a few Central European countries that are speaking honestly and openly about the challenges facing Europe and were capable of providing effective responses to those challenges”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday.

Automotive industry company Sicta Ltd to expand its Hungarian plant with an investment of 11 million euros

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 20, 2017 2:13 PM

“French automotive industry company Sicta Ltd is expanding its existing plant in Felsőzsolca with an investment of 3.4 billion forints (EUR 11M), towards which the Hungarian Government is providing 437 million forints in funding, which is 13 percent of the total cost of the project”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced in Budapest on Wednesday.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit also opens new political and economic dimensions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 19, 2017 12:46 PM

“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance in support of Hungary is a clear refutation of the false and offensive accusations of anti-Semitism against the country”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Hungarian M1 television’s Wednesday morning current affairs program.

Brussels’ impotence is endangering people

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 17, 2017 3:59 PM

“We have no time to spare in finding a solution to the migration crisis that is affecting Europe; Brussels’ impotence is endangering people”. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said following today’s meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Hungary welcomed President Trump’s non-interventionist policy based on mutual respect

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 15, 2017 9:16 PM

Hungary welcomed US President Donald Trump’s non-interventionist policy which is based on mutual respect, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed in his speech delivered at the Washington conservative Heritage Foundation on Friday.

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó signed an agreement on operation in Budapest of McDaniel College

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 15, 2017 7:55 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó signed an agreement on the continued operation in Budapest of McDaniel College in Annapolis, in the United States, on Friday.

Hungary’s goal is to be competitive in the new global economic era

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2017 2:17 PM

“Hungary’s strategic goal is to be competitive and successful in the new global economic era, in which there is a close relationship between production and digitalisation”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó emphasised in Győr at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the country’s first Higher Education and Industrial Cooperation Centre being constructed at the Széchenyi István University with government funding of 14.2 billion forints (EUR 46M). Construction of the 4700 square metre centre is expected to be completed in July.

Bosch to build unique digital logistics centre in Hatvan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2017 11:47 AM

“Bosch is establishing a logistics centre in Hatvan that is unique within the Central European region and built exclusively on state-of-the-art digital technology”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Wednesday following negotiations with the German industrial giant’s directors in Stuttgart.

Full agreement with leaders of Baden-Württemberg on protection of external borders

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2017 8:27 AM

“There is full agreement between the Hungarian Government and the leaders of one of the most significant German states, Baden-Württemberg, with regard to the protection of the European Union’s external borders and maintaining the Schengen Area”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday following negotiations in Stuttgart.