Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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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.

Hungary is calling for NATO to introduce a new policy with relation to Ukraine in the interests of protecting the Hungarian minority in Transcarpathia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 24, 2018 8:40 PM

In the interests of protecting the Hungarian minority in Transcarpathia, the Hungarian Government is submitting a memorandum to NATO calling for the introduction of a new policy with relation to Ukraine.

Hungary highly appreciates America’s assistance in the conflict with Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 24, 2018 9:18 AM

“Hungary highly appreciates the assistance of the United States in the interests of solving the conflict that has developed with Ukraine because of legislation that violates the rights of minorities”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told reporters in Budapest on Wednesday following talks with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell.

Hungary’s goal and interest is a strong and successful Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 23, 2018 2:39 PM

“Hungary’s goal and interest is a strong and successful Europe, and it is natural for there to be debate on what path leads to this”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday in Budapest at an international conference entitled “The Future of Europe”.

It is unacceptable to not speak about security aspects of migration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2018 4:44 PM

It is unacceptable to not speak about the security aspects of migration in light of the fact that people coming from a migrant background have committed 29 acts of terrorism in Europe in the past three years, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó pointed out in Brussels on Tuesday, after the meeting of the foreign ministers and representatives in charge of trade and development affairs of the Member States of the European Union.

Poland and Hungary want a strong Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 17, 2018 6:37 PM

“Hungary and Poland want a strong Europe, a Europe that is capable of defending itself, its own borders and the security of its citizens”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed on Thursday in Warsaw following talks with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.

The activities of international companies in Hungary also reinforce Hungarian enterprises

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 17, 2018 3:47 PM

“The activities of international companies that are involved in production in Hungary reinforces Hungarian enterprises, and accordingly the Government will continue to support investment from abroad and facilitate the highest possible ratio of Hungarian suppliers”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó at the HG Média and Trend FM commercial conference in Budapest on Thursday.

MEPs don’t care about reality

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 17, 2018 10:53 AM

“The people sitting in the European Parliament don’t care about Hungarian reality, and it is clear that a group of NGOs is working to paint a negative picture of Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday morning current affairs program.