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Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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A European-American-Chinese agreement is required to preserve the freedom of world trade

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 7, 2018 12:58 PM

“It is in Hungary’s interests and Hungary is calling for the establishment of a European-American-Chinese agreement on how world trade may be kept free and equitable, and particularly on how to avoid a global trade war”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, who is on a three-day official visit to China, said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday.

Visegrád Group expands relations with new partner: cooperation begins between V4 and Pacific Alliance

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 7, 2018 10:50 AM

Representatives of the Visegrád Group (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, the V4) and the Pacific Alliance (PA), incorporating Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Peru, met for the first time on 5 June 2018 at a meeting organised by the current Hungarian presidency of the V4.

China to realise 141 million euro geothermic power plant project in Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 7, 2018 10:44 AM

China will be realising a 45 billion forint (EUR 141 million) power plant project in Hungary, in addition to which air passenger links between the two countries could also be expanded”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, who is currently on an official visit to China, said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday.

Mercedes-Benz begins construction of its new car plant in Kecskemét

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 6, 2018 12:52 PM

Mercedes-Benz is beginning construction of its new car plant in Kecskemét; the project is being realised with an investment of one billion euros and will create over 2500 new jobs.

Hungary and Germany share many common points in their perception of the migration crisis

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 6, 2018 10:08 AM

“Hungary and Germany share many common points in their perception of the migration crisis, but Hungary rejects mandatory distribution and insists on the fact that security must come first”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Tuesday in Berlin on Phoenix German national public television.

V4 translation competition, workshop and anthology

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 5, 2018 7:14 PM

The first ever Central European contemporary literature anthology in Thailand was published on 1 June 2018 under the auspices of the 2017-2018 Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4).

V4 piano recital

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 5, 2018 7:11 PM

Hungarian pianist Anna Granik performed a piano recital on 3 June 2018 in Bangkok under the auspices of the 2017-2018 Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4), organized by the Embassy of Hungary.

Cooperation with Germany must be continuously expanded

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 5, 2018 3:27 PM

“Germany is Hungary’s strategic ally and friend, which whom cooperation must be continuously expanded and dialogue must be maintained”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Berlin following a meeting with the German Foreign Minister.

Migration shouldn’t be managed, it should be stopped

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 5, 2018 10:10 AM

“Migration shouldn’t be managed, it should be stopped; we should not be making a major effort to make illegal migration legal, but to ensure that people can live in peaceful conditions in their own homelands”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the intergovernmental negotiations on the UN Global Compact for Migration on Monday in New York.

Africa is the beneficiary of the UN migration package

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 4, 2018 4:35 PM

“In its current form, the Global Compact for Migration is an African migration package, the beneficiary of which is Africa, and as a result of which the population of Europe could change radically in the upcoming period” Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in New York.