Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Europe must learn from Brexit, says Hungarian Foreign Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 3:19 PM

“Europe must draw on the lessons learned from the referendum on Great Britain’s EU membership”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at an extraordinary press conference on Friday concerning the British referendum.

Latin America shows interest in Hungarian knowledge and technology – record attendance at business seminar

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 10:57 AM

Deputy State Secretary for Hungary’s economic Southward Opening policy Szilveszter Bus and the CEO of Hungarian National Trading House Cls. Zsanett Ducsai-Oláh invited the ambassadors of Latin American countries with diplomatic representations in Budapest and Vienna to attend a business seminar in the interests of identifying concrete opportunities for business cooperation.

Hungarian-American economic cooperation a true success story

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 10:55 AM

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade called Hungarian-American economic cooperation a true success story; following a meeting with the members of the US-Hungary Business Council in Budapest on Thursday, Péter Szijjártó highlighted the fact that the United States has become the largest investor in Hungary outside the European Union.

Hungary strongly condemns the latest North Korean missile tests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2016 5:38 PM

The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the tests conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on June 22, 2016 in the course of which two Musudan-type intermediate-range ballistic missiles were fired.

Strategic alliance and friendship with Austria is in Hungary’s interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2016 3:02 PM

“A strategic alliance and friendship with Austria is in Hungary’s interests and these relations must be based on mutual respect and recognition”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest after having told his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz: “We must protect the EU’s external borders together, because a Europe without internal borders can only be guaranteed via effective border protection”.

Russia: a priority economic partner of Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2016 9:32 AM

Russia is a priority economic, trade and energy partner of Hungary, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said after the meeting of the Hungarian-Russian inter-governmental economic committee on Wednesday in Budapest.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade strongly condemns the attack on Jordanian security forces on Tuesday

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 22, 2016 2:39 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade strongly condemns the terrorist attack committed on Tuesday, in which six members of the Jordanian security forces lost their lives and fourteen were injured.

Hungarian-Austrian friendship could gain further strength

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 22, 2016 2:32 PM

In Budapest on Tuesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó presented an award to the Governor of Burgenland, and said that even recent difficulties have not shaken the friendship between Austria and Hungary. On the contrary, the friendship between the two countries could gain further strength.

Expanding business relations with the most stable country in North Africa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 22, 2016 1:01 PM

During his official visit to Rabat on 20-21 June 2016, Deputy State Secretary for Hungary’s foreign trade policy of Opening towards the South, Szilveszter Bus, held talks with Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita, Minister Delegate for Water Charafat Afailal, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Mohammed Menayad and the directors of the Moroccan National Tourist Office.