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Péter Szijjártó

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Hungary will continue to fully adhere to EU law

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 12, 2015 8:59 PM

Hungary will continue to fully adhere to EU law “whether our neighbours like it or not”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian News agency MTI on Friday.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Austrian Ambassador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 12, 2015 8:54 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has made an official complaint to the Austrian Ambassador to Budapest with reference to comments made by Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann in German news magazine Der Spiegel, and has summoned the Ambassador to visit the Ministry on Monday morning.

Péter Szijjártó rejects criticism from German Vice-Chancellor

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 12, 2015 8:33 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó rejected a comment from German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, according to which Hungary is not conforming to international conventions on immigrants, calling the statement outrageous.

Austrian Chancellor’s statement not worthy of a leading European politician

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 12, 2015 8:27 PM

“The behaviour and statements of the Austrian Chancellor are totally unworthy of a 21st century leading European politician”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in reaction to comments by Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann published in Der Spiegel on Saturday.

Hungary offers its deepest condolences on the accident that happened in the holy Haram Sharif in Mecca

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 12, 2015 1:57 AM

This incident is especially tragic during the days before the Holy Pilgrimage, the Hajj.

The Ukrainian Government clearly indicates that it is serious about ensuring public order in Transcarpathia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 11, 2015 3:22 PM

Even though we have received news raising concern regarding the security of Transcarpathia recently, by appointing a governor, the Ukrainian Government clearly indicates that it is serious about keeping public order intact in the region, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szíjjártó on Wednesday in Budapest.

HUF 142 billion to expand export capacities over the next year

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 10, 2015 6:41 PM

Some HUF 142 billion in foreign currency will be made available to small, medium-sized and large enterprises to increase their export capacities over the coming year thanks to framework agreements concluded by Eximbank and several commercial banks. Funding may be increased depending on bank demand.

The reasons for migration must also be tackled, not only the consequences

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 10, 2015 6:26 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held talks with Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Li Yong on Wednesday, during the course of which the parties agreed that in addition to handling the consequences of immigration, its causes must also be tackled.

Texts of five agreements finalised at Hungarian-Algerian Joint Committee meeting

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 10, 2015 6:18 PM

The texts of five bilateral international agreements were finalised at the meeting of the Hungarian-Algerian Joint Economic Committee. These are expected to be signed during a visit to Hungary by the Algerian Prime Minister in a few weeks’ time, Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy Levente Magyar said.

Illegal immigrants are being provided for at designated reception centres

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 9, 2015 7:56 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has said that Hungary is providing illegal immigrants with care in accordance with international conventions – but only at reception centres and refugee camps.