Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Hungarian meat exports to Philippines given go-ahead

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 11:42 AM

“Following lengthy negotiations, three Hungarian companies have been given licenses to begin exporting Hungarian meat to the Philippines”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a business forum in Manila.

István Mikola takes part in AIPAC ministerial panel discussion

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 11:40 AM

Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation Dr. István Mikola attended the annual conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on 26-27 March, where he gave a speech entitled The Future Challenges of Mass Migration and its Impact on Europe at the ministerial panel discussion.

Direct air passenger route to be launched between Hungary and Tunisia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 10:33 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy, Levente Magyar, discussed the launching of a direct air passenger route in Tunisia on Monday.

Cooperation between Hungary and the Philippines enters new dimension

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 27, 2017 4:55 PM

“Cooperation between Hungary and the Philippines is entering a new dimension thanks to the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Manila and the conclusion of several new agreements”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on the first day of his official visit to the Philippines.

Increasing economic cooperation between Hungary and Vietnam

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 24, 2017 11:12 AM

Economic cooperation between Hungary and Vietnam could increase in several sectors: on Thursday, some eighty Hungarian and Vietnamese enterprises engaged in negotiations at an event in Budapest organised by the Hungarian National Trading House Cls. (HNTH), and on Friday the tow agreements are expected to be signed at the meeting of the Hungary-Vietnam Joint Economic Committee.

The European Union must be protected from hypocritical and deceitful Brussels bureaucrats

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 24, 2017 11:05 AM

“The European Union must be protected from hypocritical and deceitful Brussels bureaucrats like the First Vice-President of the European Commission”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in reaction to statements by Frans Timmermans at a press conference in Budapest on Thursday.

American criticism of Hungarian democracy have practically ceased since President Trump took office

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 23, 2017 1:46 PM

“The regular criticism of Hungarian democracy that occurred during the previous administration has to all intents and purposes ceased since President Donald Trump took office”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in an interview for the Associated Press.

István Mikola’s talks in Canada

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 23, 2017 12:44 PM

Dr István Mikola, State Secretary for Security Policy and International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade had talks in Ottawa on 22 March where he met, among others, with Timothy Sargent, Deputy Minister for International Trade, and Alexandra Bugailiskis, Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for our region.

No information about Hungarian victims

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 23, 2017 10:45 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has no information about Hungarian nationals having been involved in the London attack on Wednesday, the Ministry’s press chief told the public service television news channel M1.