Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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There is proof that they want to make the UN Global Compact for Migration legally mandatory

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 18, 2019 3:34 PM

“There is proof that the UN Global Compact for Migration has committed supporters who want to make it legally mandatory for all European Union member states”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in the recess of a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade strongly condemns the New Zealand terrorist attack

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 15, 2019 11:12 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade strongly condemns the horrendous terrorist attack committed by extremists in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019, which claimed 49 lives and left many people injured.

As in 1848, today we must also defend our freedom together

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 15, 2019 10:25 AM

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, just like in 1848, the Hungarian people must also defend their freedom in solidarity today. Péter Szijjártó gave a speech at the monument to the Szekler Martyrs in Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureș) on Thursday at an event to mark the 15 March national holiday.

Several Hungarian companies are realising investment projects in Angola

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 13, 2019 1:10 PM

“Several Hungarian companies are realising investment projects in Angola; economic cooperation between Hungary and Angola will be closest within the fields of agriculture, security technology and energy”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from the Angolan capital, Luanda.

Hungary is realising the largest foreign development programme in its history in Uganda

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 12, 2019 2:02 PM

“Hungary is realising the largest, 5.1-billion-forint foreign (EUR 16.1 million) development programme in its history in Uganda, jointly with the East African country’s leadership, in the interests of enabling the people who live here and who have sought refuge here to find a living locally and not have to migrate to Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday from Kampala.

Tesco Group to open new service centre in Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 12, 2019 10:33 AM

“The Tesco Group will be opening a new business and technological service centre in Hungary, creating 800 new jobs”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced in Budapest on Monday.

Hungarian-Dutch cooperation must be founded on mutual respect

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 11, 2019 4:28 PM

“Hungary and the Netherlands view the world from different perspectives, but despite the differing methods of approach, if we remain on foundations of mutual respect, we can discuss many things”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in Budapest following a meeting with his Dutch counterpart.

The greatest lie told by Brussels to date has been revealed

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 11, 2019 8:59 AM

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the greatest lie told by Brussels so far has been revealed in the document prepared by the European Commission’s Legal Service on the consequences of the UN Global Compact for Migration adopted in December.

We will not sacrifice the rights of Hungarian communities no matter the pressure

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 8, 2019 2:10 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó promised to defend Hungarian communities at the plenary session of the Forum of Hungarian MPs of the Carpathian Basin in the Parliament Building in Budapest on Friday.