Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Hungary has the best relationship with Serbia from among it neighbours

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 17, 2017 2:45 PM

“From among the neighbouring countries, Hungary has the best diplomatic and economic relationship with Serbia, and economic cooperation with Belgrade is also the most significant from among the countries of the Western Balkans”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Tuesday following a session of the Hungarian-Serbian Joint Economic Committee.

Education law expected to be on agenda of EU-Ukraine Association Council

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 17, 2017 9:57 AM

The competent officials of the European Commission raised no objection to the fact that the EU-Ukraine Association Council placed the case of the new Ukrainian education legislation on the agenda of its meeting due to be held at the beginning of December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced in Luxembourg, after the Monday meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Member States of the European Union.

North Korea represents a global security threat, says Hungarian Foreign Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 3:54 PM

“According to Hungary’s consistently voiced standpoint, North Korea is being led by a “mad communist dictator”, and the country represents a security threat to the whole world”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Monday in Luxembourg in the recess of a meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Ukraine is contravening its EU association agreement

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 3:38 PM

“In view of the fact that Ukraine is contravening its association agreement with the European Union, the EU-Ukraine Association Council must put this fact on the agenda of its upcoming meeting in December, in view of the fact that Ukraine’s Education Act is not reinforcing, but violating the community rights of minorities”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Monday in Luxembourg in the recess of the meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Kurz has never been a slave to hypocrisy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 2:10 PM

“Sebastian Kurz has always spoken clearly and has never been a slave to political correctness and hypocrisy”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Monday in Luxembourg prior to a meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Revitalised rail passenger traffic between Hungary and Slovakia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 1:57 PM

“The Hungarian Government is striving to revitalise small-scale rail passenger traffic between Hungary and Slovakia”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary announced on Friday in Nagymegyer, at the 7th Local Government Free University for Hungarian mayors and members of parliament in Upper Hungary.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade expresses its sympathies with regard to the latest forest fires in Portugal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 1:42 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade was shocked to hear about the latest wave of forest fires affecting Portugal, which according to reports so far are responsible for the deaths of 27 people, have cause extensive damage and have necessitated the evacuation of hundreds of people.

Cooperation between London and the EU must be kept at a strategic level

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2017 11:16 AM

“It is our shared opinion at every level within the European Union that the relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU following Brexit, i.e. the termination of Britain’ EU membership, must be kept at a strategic level”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in London.

Péter Szijjártó receives French Minister for European Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 15, 2017 1:34 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received France’s Minister for European Affairs, Nathalie Loiseau on Friday.