Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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We are striving to develop good relations with Romania

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 27, 2017 7:15 PM

“We are striving to develop good interstate and intergovernmental relations with Romania, and this requires dialogue”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in Budapest following a meeting with his Romanian counterpart Teodor Melescanu. The Romanian Foreign Minister stressed: Both parties are approaching the various issues openly.

The Government of Hungary offers its condolences to the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Egypt's el Arish region

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2017 2:42 PM

The Government of Hungary is deeply concerned about the wave of terrorism which evolved in Egypt’s el Arish region

UN and EU sanction information

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 5:20 PM

The United Nations (UN) Security Council may adopt restrictive measures, so-called sanctions binding on the Member States based on Article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations (promulgated by Act I of 1956 in Hungary) in the interest of the preservation or restoration of international peace.

State Secretary István Mikola had talks with Egyptian Defence Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 5:18 PM

State Secretary Dr István Mikola had bilateral talks with Egyptian Defence Minister Sedki Sobhy in Budapest on 22 February 2017.

Strong Finnish-Hungarian alliance on main elements of debate concerning the future of Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 4:56 PM

“There is a strong political alliance between Finland and Hungary concerning the most important elements of the debate on the future of Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI following talks in Helsinki on Wednesday.

Hungary supports the development of Pakistan with 200 scholarships in higher education

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 1:37 PM

The amendment of the Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between Hungary and Pakistan was signed on 21 February 2017 in Islamabad.

The security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 21, 2017 4:48 PM

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia.

Péter Szijjártó opens Hungarian Embassy in Wellington

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 17, 2017 12:48 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has officially opened the Hungarian Embassy in Wellington, which in his opinion will enable the reinforcement of contacts with the three thousand strong Hungarian diaspora living in New Zealand, a heightened Hungarian presence in the pacific region, the further improvement of trade and cultural relations and the effective realisation of economic policy goals.

Agriculture and food industry are key areas for expanding Hungarian-Laos trade

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 17, 2017 12:01 PM


Agriculture and the food industry are the two key areas for the expansion of bilateral trade relations between Hungary and Laos, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced on Friday after Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade László Szabó received the delegation of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.