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Government considers assistance for car loan holders

Ministry for National Economy, August 22, 2014 11:20 AM

The Government will decide in the autumn on whether to include foreign-currency car loans in the forint conversion relief scheme, Minister of National Economy Mihály Varga said late on Thursday.

Minister Seszták Unveils Hantech Zrt's Modernised Plant

Ministry of National Development, August 22, 2014 11:13 AM

“The Hungarian economy has overcome the impasse and is clearly on a growth trajectory”, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták said on Thursday in Csorna, at the inauguration of Hantech Zrt’s business premises, which have been modernised at a cost of 70 million forints.

Hungarians are freedom fighters, says Prime Minister Orbán

The Prime Minister, August 22, 2014 10:14 AM

Hungarians are a nation of freedom fighters who only feel good if they live in an “order of freedom”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on the 25th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, a peaceful demonstration which led to the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.

Hungary to send ammunition to Iraq

Ministry of Defence, August 22, 2014 9:49 AM

Hungary, as a member of the European Union and NATO, will send ammunition to Iraq to assist that country's armed forces in their fight against terrorism.

Minister Navracsics: Ukraine crisis worsens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 21, 2014 3:16 PM

The situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated recently, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tibor Navracsics said on Thursday. Addressing a joint session of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on National Security he stated that "the situation in eastern Ukraine is not moving towards stabilisation. An optimistic version is to say that the situation has not improved, or more pessimistically, it has worsened a little," he added.

Minister Varga on Russian embargos

Ministry for National Economy, August 21, 2014 2:03 PM

Russian embargo moves should be monitored in order to ease their impact on the Hungarian economy, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said on Thursday.

Hungarian humanitarian aid arrives in Iraq

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 21, 2014 9:21 AM

Around half of a Hungarian aid consignment to Iraq, primarily consisting of goods to cater for children, has arrived, Minister of State for security policy and international cooperation Istvan Mikola said on Tuesday.

Imre Kertész and Ernő Rubik presented with highest state award

Government, August 20, 2014 3:07 PM

On 20 August, Hungary’s national holiday marking the country’s founding, President of the Republic János Áder presented internationally acknowledged Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész and internationally reknowned inventor Ernő Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen at the proposal of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Discussion about Hungarian–American Cooperation in the Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence, August 19, 2014 12:27 PM

Several elements of Hungarian–American defence and military cooperation were on the agenda of the meeting between the delegations of the Ministry of Defence and the US Congress.

Hungary to support Afghan forces with 1.5 million dollars

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 19, 2014 10:13 AM

Hungary will contribute an annual 500,000 dollars to the Afghan military and police between 2015 and 2017, the spokesperson of the foreign ministry Anna Nagy stated on Monday.