Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Leading news

Hungary calls for global commitment to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 29, 2017 5:36 PM

Today North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile test only a few hours after the UN Security Council held a Ministerial Session on its nuclear and ballistic missile program. By continuing its weapons programmes in clear violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council, Pyongyang is dangerously close to achieving a nuclear strike capability which would threaten our partners in East Asia and our allies.

The EU‘s security begins with Turkish stability

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 29, 2017 12:40 PM

“It must be realised that the security of the European Union begins with the stability of Turkey, in view of the fact that in exchange for 3 billion euros the EU decided to entrust the halting of the wave of migration to Turkey”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI on Friday following an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Valetta, Malta.

Macedonia’s example clearly shows the dangers of foreign interference in a country’s life

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 28, 2017 3:24 PM

“What we are seeing in Macedonia is the result of a series of external interventions and clearly indicates the dangers involved if the life of a country is influenced from outside” Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday with regard to the protests in Skopje and the attack on the country’s Parliament Building.

The results of the French Presidential elections are an opportunity for Europe and for new kinds of solutions to gain impetus

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 25, 2017 10:31 AM

“The results of the first round of the French presidential elections represent an opportunity for Europe, because political thinking on new kinds of solutions may now gain renewed impetus”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI by telephone on Monday.

All parties must guarantee safety of OSCE observers

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 24, 2017 4:09 PM

Hungary expects every party concerned in the conflict in Ukraine to guarantee the safety of the observers of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

Cooperation with Tunisia is important from both an economic and security perspective

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 24, 2017 3:30 PM

“Cooperation between Hungary and Tunisia is important from both an economic and security perspective”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

The Hungarian and Georgian governments are both adapting to the changing conditions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 21, 2017 12:06 PM

“Both the Hungarian and Georgian governments are following a strategy of adapting to the rapidly changing global political and global economic conditions, which greatly facilitates cooperation between the two countries’ enterprises”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the opening ceremony of the Hungarian-Georgian Business Forum in Tbilisi on Friday.

A fair agreement must be concluded

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 20, 2017 1:14 PM

“A fair agreement must be concluded with relation to Great Britain’s exit of the European Union, which takes sufficient account of and enforces the interests of both Europe and Britain”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said as a press conference in Budapest on Thursday following talks with the British Minister responsible for Brexit negotiations David Davis.

Hungarian enterprises have a unique opportunity to expand in Kuwait

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, April 19, 2017 8:22 PM

“Hungarian enterprises are being given a unique opportunity to take part in the implementation of Kuwait’s economic development plan”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced in a telephone interview with Hungarian news agency MTI during talks in Kuwait City.