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Péter Szijjártó

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Hungary calls on Council of Europe to take protection of European minorities seriously

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 18, 2018 5:49 PM

“Hungary regards it as vital, and accordingly calls on the Council of Europe to take the protection of European minorities seriously”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in Strasbourg at a two-day conference held to mark the 20th anniversary of the coming into force of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, with relation to which he issued a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Infineon’s new main building inaugurated in Cegléd

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 18, 2018 4:39 PM

The Infineon Technologies Group’s new main building in Cegléd has been inaugurated; the Government contributed to the investment with 1.2 billion forints (EUR 3.7 million) in nonreturnable funding.

Action plan to increase investment

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 17, 2018 2:18 PM

“The Government will be developing an action plan in the interests of making Hungary an even more attractive destination for foreign investment, for which there is intense competition at global level”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the participants of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) business forum on Friday in Budapest.

The Eastern Opening policy is bringing new investors to Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 16, 2018 5:57 PM

“The Eastern Opening policy is not only facilitating the increased foreign market presence of Hungarian products and services, but also the Hungarian investments of well-capitalised Asian companies”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Budapest at a press conference to announce a new investment by the Indian SRF Group.

Government to spend 4 trillion forints on road and rail development by 2022

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 16, 2018 5:54 PM

“The Government will be spending 4 thousand million forints (EUR 12.4bn) on road and rail development by 2022 in the interests of reinforcing the country’s logistical position”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Mogyoród, near Budapest.

Péter Szijjártó holds talks with Romanian Education Minister on Ukrainian Education Act

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 15, 2018 9:14 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó spoke with Romanian Education Minister Valentin Popa about the Ukrainian Education Act by telephone on Thursday.

Free trade with japan is also in the interests of the European Union and Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 14, 2018 2:38 PM

“Rapid and comprehensive changes are going on within global politics and the global economy; old friendships are being broken and alliances of interests that previously seemed unlikely are coming into being. In such a turbulent period, it is in the interests of both the European Union and Hungary to forge alliances”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest at a conference on the economic partnership agreement between the European Union and Japan.

Gas procurement routes must be diversified

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2018 3:37 PM

“Guaranteeing a secure energy supply is one of the greatest challenges facing Central Europe, and for this reason natural gas procurement routes must be diversified, which is also of critical importance to Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed on Wednesday in Belgrade following talks with Serbian Minister for Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antić and Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.

International companies have given Hungary their vote of confidence

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2018 10:42 AM

“The economic successes of recent years would not have been realised if international companies had not given Hungary their vote of confidence, in which Bosch has also played a significant role”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed at Bosch’s plant in Miskolc at an event to celebrate the production of its one hundred millionth hand tool.

Illegal Immigration – Szijjártó holds telephone discussion with Italian Interior Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 12, 2018 10:46 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó spoke to Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by telephone on Monday evening, Minister of State for Communication Tamás Menczer told Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday morning.