A strong and united America is in Hungary’s best interest, said Gergely Prőhle, Deputy State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Washington DC on 6 December, at the 22nd annual dinner of the Hungarian American Coalition.
The Hungarian Institute of International Affairs (HIIA) hosts the photo exhibition of Mr Péter Antall titled „Adventures in Egypt” and „Flashes about József Antall”. All pictures of late Prime Minister Antall were taken during his international meetings.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary welcomes the unanimous adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2127 (2013) dated December 5, authorizing the African Union to deploy a peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic, and giving consent to French military presence supporting the mission.
In order to succeed with EU initiatives, Member Sates also have to make the necessary steps, including structural reforms and economic modernisation, with a special focus on economic growth and job creation – experts concluded at a conference organised by the European Commission on 6 December in Budapest.
In Bali, Indonesia, Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi delivered a speech at the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference, in which he confirmed Hungary’s commitment to the multilateral trade system.
Deputy State Secretary Bálint Ódor paid an official visit to Rome to discuss EU issues in the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the Ministry for EU Affairs December 5, 2013.
A group of around 200 students and professors, undertaking a two-day long study visit, arrived in Budapest from the University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) with the aim to explore the possibilities of launching scientific cooperation with Hungarian higher education institutions.
All violence, and especially violence committed by state authorities, is unacceptable, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Zsolt Németh told a foreign ministerial session of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe held in Kiev on 5 December 2013.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has undertaken to prepare a report on to what extent Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Georgia are ready to join the Alliance by June 2014, MFA State Secretary Zsolt Németh declared following the two-day meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels on December 4.
The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will ship the water purification equipment supplied by Budapest Municipal Waterworks to Cebu in the Philippines, to assist those living in the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.