Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Christian communities are in terrible danger in the Middle East

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 24, 2017 4:00 PM

“Christian communities, as too are others, are in terrible danger in the Middle East because of the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organisation, which wants to eradicate them”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a conference entitled Ethnic and Religious Violence in the Middle East in Madrid on Wednesday.

Increasing cooperation and expanding business opportunities with the South African Republic

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 24, 2017 1:27 PM

Deputy State Secretary for the Hungarian Government’s Southern Opening policy Szilveszter Bus was on an official visit to the South African Republic on 22-23 May 20017 within the framework of the bilateral consultation mechanism. The negotiations mainly centred on the further development of bilateral strategic partnership relations with one of the most important and influential countries of the African continent, which is also our number one foreign trade partner in Africa, accounting for some one quarter of our total African exports.

The Manchester attack was the most malicious terrorist attack possible

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 23, 2017 5:44 PM

“The attack in Manchester on Monday evening was the most malicious terrorist attack possible in view of the fact that it was common knowledge that many children would be present at the event”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said.

Hungarian border protection represents the only solution

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2017 4:41 PM

“Only extremely strict Hungarian border protection and the fence along the Hungarian-Serbian border have provided a solution to illegal immigration recently”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in Budapest on Monday.

Everything always reminds Martin Schulz of the Hungarian Prime Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2017 11:26 AM

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, everything always reminds leader of the German social democrats, Martin Schulz, of the Hungarian Prime Minister, whereas he would do better to be concerned about his own party in view of the fact that the SPD has suffered a loss in three regional elections recently.

An American-Hungarian agreement on the CEU is possible

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2017 11:23 AM

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Chief Press Officer, an American-Hungarian agreement on the Central European University (CEU) is possible, and several similar treaties already exist between the two countries’ governments.

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Thermowatt Ltd. and Hoa Binh Construction and Real Estate Corporation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2017 11:03 AM

The innovation award winning Hungarian firm and one of the biggest construction companies of Viet Nam signed the document on 19 May 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary in Budapest. The agreement focuses on joint projects to be implemented in the water industry.

Hungarian Government to also extend its economic development programmes to Transylvania

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 19, 2017 4:41 PM

Following Vojvodina and Subcarpathia, the Hungarian Government is also extending its economic development programmes aimed at strengthening Hungarian communities to Transylvania. The launching of the first model programme with a budget of one billion forints (EUR 3.2M) was announced in Marosávásárhely (Târgu Mureș) on Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy, Levente Magyar.

The challenges have made certain countries and institutions lose their common sense

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 19, 2017 2:01 PM

“There can be no doubt that Europe is facing major historic challenges, and these challenges have made certain countries and institutions lose their common sense”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in a telephone statement from Cyprus, where he is attending a session of the Council of Europe’s Ministerial Committee.