Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Leading news

Poland and Hungary want a strong Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 17, 2018 6:37 PM

“Hungary and Poland want a strong Europe, a Europe that is capable of defending itself, its own borders and the security of its citizens”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed on Thursday in Warsaw following talks with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.

Péter Szijjártó has once again turned to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe with relation to the plight of Transcarpathian Hungarians

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2018 2:12 PM

Minister Péter Szijjártó has once again turned to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe with relation to the plight of Transcarpathian Hungarians, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday.

Many conflict situations are not moving towards a solution

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2018 12:45 PM

“Many conflict situations are not moving towards a solution, and these represent new security challenges for both Central Europe and Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó highlighted on Tuesday at his hearing before Parliament’s National Security Committee.

Hungary is helping displaced Christians to return home

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 14, 2018 3:35 PM

“Hungary is practicing a strategy that helps Middle Eastern Christian communities who have been displaced from their homes to return to the land of their birth, and enables those who have remained at home to lead a life that is fit for human beings”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Brussels on Monday at the third international conference on the victims of ethnic and religious conflicts in the Middle East.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade was shocked to hear about the terrorist attack in Paris

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 14, 2018 9:05 AM

Our consular service is in continuous contact with the French authorities, and according to the information currently at our disposal no Hungarians were injured in the attack.

The EU could already have recognised the security problems in 2015

Government, May 14, 2018 9:09 AM

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, György Bakondi, EU leaders could already have recognised in 2015 what Viktor Orbán has been talking about: if we do not protect our borders, we will lose the continent.

We are still in the same situation as in 2015: Europe’s southern and south-eastern borders are defenceless

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 11, 2018 5:36 PM

“We are still in the same situation as in 2015: the European Union is defenceless from a southern direction, the border is wide open”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó emphasised on Friday in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Athens.

Government Information Office to become part of Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 10, 2018 9:54 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó confirmed today that the Government Information Office will in future be under the supervisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

LOT launches direct Budapest-Chicago air route

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 11, 2018 10:05 AM

LOT’s first direct flight from Budapest arrived in Chicago on 5 May almost at precisely the same time as the city’s traditional Polish constitution day parade, meaning the celebration of the Polish airline’s new direct air route between Budapest and Chicago began three hours before the annual Polish national festivities.