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The Government recommends withdrawal of Budapest’s Olympic bid

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, February 22, 2017 8:48 PM

On Wednesday evening the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister informed MTI that the Government has decided to make a recommendation to Budapest City Council and the Hungarian Olympic Committee that they withdraw Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

UN and EU sanction information

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 5:20 PM

The United Nations (UN) Security Council may adopt restrictive measures, so-called sanctions binding on the Member States based on Article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations (promulgated by Act I of 1956 in Hungary) in the interest of the preservation or restoration of international peace.

State Secretary István Mikola had talks with Egyptian Defence Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 5:18 PM

State Secretary Dr István Mikola had bilateral talks with Egyptian Defence Minister Sedki Sobhy in Budapest on 22 February 2017.

Strong Finnish-Hungarian alliance on main elements of debate concerning the future of Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 4:56 PM

“There is a strong political alliance between Finland and Hungary concerning the most important elements of the debate on the future of Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI following talks in Helsinki on Wednesday.

Amnesty International (AI) continuously encourages people to break the law – reaction to statements by AI

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, February 22, 2017 3:38 PM

All that the pro-immigration organisation Amnesty International has been doing is to continuously encourage people to break the law.

European Commission acknowledges Hungarian economic achievements

Ministry for National Economy, February 22, 2017 3:28 PM

In the Country Report Hungary 2017 published earlier today, the European Commission (EC) applauds tax reductions, economic growth, job creation efforts and recent Government measures. The report also confirms that Hungary has been growing stronger, and economic performance has been gaining recognition.

Hungary supports the development of Pakistan with 200 scholarships in higher education

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 1:37 PM

The amendment of the Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between Hungary and Pakistan was signed on 21 February 2017 in Islamabad.

Péter Szijjártó expresses condolences on the death of Russian UN Ambassador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 22, 2017 11:13 AM

On Tuesday Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó informed Hungarian news agency MTI that he had been in contact with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in order to express condolences in the name of the Hungarian government on the death of Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations.

Viktor Orbán welcomes Patriarch of Syrian Orthodox Church for working lunch

The Prime Minister, February 21, 2017 6:51 PM

Prime Minister Orbán received Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II for a working lunch in the Parliament Building on Tuesday.

The security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 21, 2017 4:48 PM

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia.