Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Leading news

Mercedes to construct new car manufacturing plant in Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 29, 2016 1:36 PM

“Mercedes is building a new plant next to its existing factory in Kecskemét; 150 thousand cars-a-year will be manufactured at the new plant, which is being built with an investment of 1 billion euros. The project will create 2500 new jobs and the Hungarian Government will be providing funding of 12.9bn forints (EUR 41.2M)”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a press conference in Budapest on Friday.

Europe is in its twenty-fourth hour

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 26, 2016 5:38 PM

“Europe is in its twenty-fourth hour; the prerequisite for halting the terror is the stopping of illegal immigration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement issued by the Ministry to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Nothing can be more important that the safety of the European people

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 25, 2016 12:09 PM

“It is unacceptable that fear has instilled itself into the everyday lives of the people of Europe, and for this reason we must restore legal order; nothing van be more important that the safety of the European people”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

Order must be restored in Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 25, 2016 11:35 AM

“It is the firm position of the Hungarian Government that order must be restored in Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in reaction to the Friday shootings in Munich.

Statement on the deadly shootings in Munich

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 25, 2016 11:33 AM

The Government of Hungary expresses its deep shock and condolences to the families of the victims of the Munich shootings on 22 June 2016, and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

The European way of life must be protected

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 25, 2016 10:53 AM

“The events of recent weeks and months clearly indicate that the European way of life requires protection”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in Dunakeszi, near Budapest, on Sunday.

Hungary condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack committed in Kabul

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 24, 2016 10:45 AM

Hungary condemns the terrorist attack committed in Kabul on 23 July in the strongest terms and expresses its continued support for the Government of Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó holds talks with his Moroccan and Iraqi counterparts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 22, 2016 12:48 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó met with Minister Delegate to the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on the sidelines of the meeting of foreign ministers of the global coalition against the Islamic State terrorist organisation in Washington.

The Islamic State must be defeated

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 22, 2016 9:30 AM

“There are no two ways about it, the Islamic State must be defeated in the interests of restoring the security of Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Thursday in Washington in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI.