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Péter Szijjártó

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Péter Szijjártó submits written protest to EU because of events at UN negotiations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 24, 2018 5:16 PM

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has officially protested the fact that during the negotiations on the UN’s Compact for Migration the European Union put forward as a common EU standpoint something with regard to which there is no consensus between the 28 member states, in a letter to the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

Vojvodina Economic Development Programme to reach 250 million euro mark

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 5:40 PM

The Hungarian Government’s Vojvodina Economic Development Programme will be reaching the 250 million euro mark in 2018, which means the Government has kept its 2015 promise, according to which it will be providing a new vision of the future to the Hungarian community in Vojvodina within a short period of time and will be placing the Hungarian economy in Vojvodina onto new foundations”, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary, Levente Magyar said on Thursday in Bácskossuthfalva (Stara Moravica), where the Programme’s latest tenders were launched.

The EU’s maritime borders must also be protected

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 2:20 PM

“The European Union’s maritime borders must be defended in the same way as Hungary was capable of defending the EU’s external land borders”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI rom Malta.

Hungarian automotive industry is competitive

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 1:16 PM

The Hungarian automotive industry is competitive; this is underlined by the fact that it sells 91.8 per cent of its production abroad, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade said.

Győr-based Qualitative Production to expand its plant and to create 120 new jobs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 1:14 PM

The Hungarian-owned company Qualitative Production Gépipari és Kereskedelmi Zrt. is expanding its Győr metalworking and assembly plant by virtue of an investment worth HUF 6.2 billion, and will thereby create 120 new jobs, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a press conference.

Hungary and Australia agree on the issue of migration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 9:12 AM

“There is full agreement between Hungary and Australia on the issue of migration, and on the fact that preserving a country’s sovereignty, maintaining security, handling the causes of migration and strong border security are all important”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest following a meeting with his Australian counterpart.

TI is attacking Hungary because of the fence

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 23, 2018 9:01 AM

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Transparency International (TI) is attacking Hungary because of the border security fence. At a press conference on Thursday on another topic, Péter Szijjártó said: TI has downgraded two countries, Hungary and Bulgaria, the only two countries in the European Union that have built security fences along their borders to stop illegal immigration.

An agreement is in the interests of both the EU and Great Britain

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2018 11:20 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held talks with British Brexit Minister David Davis, during which the parties confirmed that it is in the interests of both the European Union and Great Britain for the exit negotiations to end with an agreement.

Migration is bad, dangerous and stoppable

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 21, 2018 4:17 PM

“Hungary’s standpoint on migration is rock solid: We regard migration as a bad, dangerous and stoppable process and we say no to immigration and the resettlement quota”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday.

What is at stake during the UN debate is whether migration should be stopped or organised

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 21, 2018 4:12 PM

“On Tuesday at the UN’s headquarters in New York it transpired that what is at stake during the series of debates on the global migration package is whether migration should be stopped or organised”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday.