Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Leading news

Increasing cooperation with Algeria is both an economic and security interest

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 10, 2017 4:10 PM

“Increasing cooperation with Algeria is both an economic and security interest”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Algiers on Tuesday.

Hungarian foreign trade closed a record year in 2016

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 10, 2017 11:50 AM

Hungarian foreign trade closed a record year in 2016 in every respect, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed at his press conference held in Budapest in response to last year’s foreign trade data for January to November released by the Central Statistical Office.

Hungary condemns the terrorist attack in Jerusalem

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 8, 2017 3:51 PM

The Government of Hungary is deeply shocked by the terrorist attack today in Jerusalem, which was perpetrated in an area frequently visited by civilians and tourists.

We must stop inspiring immigration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 29, 2016 2:09 PM

German conservative daily Die Welt published an interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó on Wednesday entitled ‘We must stop inspiring immigration’.

Chocolate factory creating 540 new jobs to be established in Hatvan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 22, 2016 6:08 PM

One of the world’s most famous chocolate manufacturers, Ghraoui Chocolate will implement a greenfield project creating 540 new jobs in Hatvan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced.

Still no reports of Hungarian casualties

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 22, 2016 3:05 PM

“According to official reports there are no Hungarians among the victims of the Berlin terrorist attack identified so far and there are also no unofficial reports of any Hungarian casualties”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Press Chief Tamás Menczer announced.

European and Arabic countries are reliant on one another in the field of security

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 21, 2016 8:30 AM

European and Arabic countries are reliant on one another in the field of counter-terrorism and creating security. This is obvious based on the fact that, in light of yesterday’s incidents, the threat of terrorism in Europe is graver than ever before, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stated on Tuesday upon talking to the Hungarian news agency MTI after the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Arab League and the European Union.

Tunisia and Hungary to enhance counter-terrorism and border guarding cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 21, 2016 8:31 AM

Tunisia and Hungary will enhance their counter-terrorism and border guarding cooperation, fifty Palestinian students will receive scholarship grants at a Hungarian university, Hungary will take joint action with Lebanon in the interest of the protection of Christians in the Middle East, and Hungary will support Kuwait’s membership of the UN Security Council.

Three persons informed Hungarian Embassy: they cannot locate relatives

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 20, 2016 12:18 PM

Three persons have to date indicated at the duty telephone number of the Hungarian Embassy in Berlin that they cannot locate their relatives, Tamás Menczer, Press Chief of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said early morning on Tuesday on the public service television news channel M1.