The events of the Ukrainian crisis and associated Russian actions have caused an „external shock”, shattering the 15-25-year dream that territorial issues are no longer significant and only competition matters, Foreign Minister János Martonyi said on Tuesday.
Hungary stands ready to transport gas into Ukraine and the technical means for doing so are at its disposal, Foreign Minister János Martonyi declared after meeting Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Danylo Lubkivsky on April 10.
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice have welcomed that the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution in support of the rights of European national minorities.
The Hungarian Government finds it shocking that the Slovak chief prosecutor’s office has brought charges against Hedvig Malina Zsak as a suspect of false testimony, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said 9 April 2014.
The transatlantic unity must be strengthened, and trust between the two shores of the Atlantic must be increased – Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi said at a memorial meeting of the Hungarian Atlantic Council held in Budapest on Tuesday, April 8. In his speech, Minister of Defence Csaba Hende stressed that the third Orbán Cabinet is going to be a reliable and strong partner of its allies.
Altogether 160 delegates from foreign organisations have registered to be present as observers at Hungary’s general election on 6 April, the National Election Office (NVI) said on its website.
On 3 April 2014, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Szabolcs Takács met a group of volunteers who worked in Maidan Square in Kiev during the recent riots in the Ukrainian capital.
The Visegrád Group’s expansion is not on the agenda, Hungarian foreign affairs spokesman Gábor Kaleta stated, responding to a suggestion by Slovenian President Borut Pahor that Slovenia and Austria would in future participate in V4 meetings.
Ties with Africa, „the continent of future”, are crucial for Hungary, Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi told reporters after a two-day EU-Africa summit in Brussels 3 April 2014.
Hungary's Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq, is set to open in the second half of this year, Deputy State Secretary for Global Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Péter Wintermantel declared at the end of his two-day visit to Iraq on Tuesday.