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Péter Szijjártó

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To the Hungarian Government, the safety of the Hungarian people comes first

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 30, 2018 1:09 PM

“To the Hungarian Government, the safety of the Hungarian people comes first”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement on Wednesday in reaction to the fact that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has called on the Hungarian Government to withdraw the “Stop Soros” legislative package.

The Government wants to maintain the favourable investment environment in the long term

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 30, 2018 11:43 AM

“The Government’s goal is the long-term maintenance of the favourable investment environment”, Parliamentary State Secretary Levente Magyar from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade stressed on Tuesday in Budapest at the “Central and Eastern Europe - Germany’s Strong Partner” international conference organised by the German-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DUIHK).

Hungarian Foreign Minister holds talks with directors of American enterprises

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 30, 2018 11:25 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó is holding talks with the directors of several American enterprises in New York and Washington.

Hungarian-Vietnamese economic relations could expand further

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 29, 2018 7:38 PM

On 29 May 2018, Ministerial Commissioner István Joó welcomed Minister Nguyen Van Binh, Member of the Political Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam and Head of the Central Economic Commission.

Hungary proposes establishment of intergovernmental working group

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 29, 2018 7:18 PM

“Hungary is proposing the establishment of an intergovernmental working group tasked with monitoring the implementation of the Venice Commission’s opinion regarding Ukraine”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday in New York.

Hungarian Foreign Minster and U.S. Secretary of State to hold talks in Washington

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 29, 2018 10:31 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be holding talks in Washington on Wednesday, Minister of State for Communication and Parliamentary Coordination Tamás Menczer informed Hungarian news agency MTI.

The Bulgarian migration proposal is alarming and poses a danger

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 28, 2018 4:23 PM

“The migration proposal put forward by current EU Council President Bulgaria, which is based on the mandatory distribution of immigrants in addition to which it proposes something that poses an extreme danger to Europe, is alarming”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in the recess of the meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday.

Government concludes agreement with Gazprom on 2019 Russian gas shipments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 26, 2018 10:08 AM

“An agreement has successfully been reached with Gazprom on the quantity and price of next year’s natural gas shipments to Hungary, in addition to which negotiations have also begun on gas shipments for 2020”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Friday after taking part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

An agreement must be reached with London that serves both Europe’s competitiveness and its security

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 25, 2018 5:17 PM

“According to Hungary’s clear position, a fair agreement must be reached with London at the negotiations on the conditions of Britain’s exit from the European Union, that on the one hand assures that Europe’s competitiveness does not worsen further, and also that the continent’s security remains intact”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in London.

Central Europe is getting increasingly strong, and this is irritating many

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 24, 2018 9:17 PM

“Central Europe is closing the gap increasingly markedly and is formulating increasingly strong and distinct political opinions, which is causing irritation to many”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary Levente Magyar declared in Bratislava on Friday, where he took part in a panel discussion at the GLOBSEC foreign and security policy forum.