Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Europe must be capable of protecting its external borders

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 20, 2018 5:50 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó agrees with his Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar that the protection of Europe’s external borders must be given priority, Europe must protect its external borders, he said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following his meetings in Ljubljana on Tuesday.

Szijjártó puts questions to EU and UN with relation to anonymous bank cards

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 19, 2018 7:43 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has turned to the European Commission and the relative officials of the United Nations with relation to the anonymous bank cards being distributed to migrants and refugees, the Minister himself announced in the recess of a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels on Monday.

Maintaining Visegrád Group cooperation is in the interests of Central Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 16, 2018 1:21 PM

According to Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the Visegrád Group (V4) is currently the economically most rapidly developing region within the European Union, and maintaining it is in the interests of Central Europe.

The Hungarian Ambassador was not summoned to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 19, 2018 11:20 AM

“The Hungarian Ambassador held talks at Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the initiative of Hungary; he was not summoned”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Minister of State for Communication said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Saturday.

Action must be taken using all possible means against the persecution of religious people

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 16, 2018 3:53 PM

“In the 21st century it is impermissible for anyone to suffer persecution because of their faith. Action must be taken against this using all possible means”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Prague at an international conference on the persecution of Christians.

Hungarian and Macedonian Foreign Ministers hold telephone meeting

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 15, 2018 9:58 AM

At the initiative of Macedonia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov held a telephone meeting on Thursday morning, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade informed Hungarian news agency MTI.

Hungary has become one of the world’s largest pharmaceuticals exporters

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 15, 2018 10:03 AM

“Last year, Hungary entered the list of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceuticals industry exporters in 19th place, in which Teva plays a significant role”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in Debrecen.

Hungary supports the reinforcement of European security

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 14, 2018 12:49 PM

“Hungary supports the reinforcement of European security and is calling for the continent to do more in the interests of its own security”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Wednesday in Budapest at a press conference on another topic, in reply to a question from the press.

The domestic automotive industry could generate 31 billion euros-a-year in production value

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 14, 2018 12:44 PM

“The domestic automotive industry could generate 10 thousand billion forints-a-year (EUR 31bn) in production value, significantly exceeding last year’s record of 8 thousand billion forints (EUR 24.8bn)”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Wednesday in Budapest at the Automotive Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2018 Forum.