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We will stop Brussels from implementing the UN Migration Compact

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 18, 2019 5:52 PM

“Brussels is doing everything possible to be one of the frontrunners in the implementation of the UN Global Compact for Migration, but we will prevent this”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program.

Liberation of Budapest ghetto commemorated in Dohány utca synagogue

Prime Minister’s Office, January 18, 2019 5:47 PM

On Friday a commemoration was held in the Dohány utca synagogue on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto.

Hungary is doing better, this is also reflected in performance of tourism

Government, January 18, 2019 11:29 AM

According to the latest data, expansion in Hungarian tourism is continuing, ever more foreign tourists are coming to Hungary, and Hungarians, too, are travelling more and more. Last November, the number of foreign tourists increased by almost 5 per cent, while domestic tourism increased by more than 8 per cent on a year-to-year basis, Zoltán Guller, Chief Executive of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said.

Hungary is doing better also regarding pay rises

Ministry of Finance, January 18, 2019 11:23 AM

Hungary is doing better also as regards pay rises. This is supported by the fact that in the past two years average earnings have increased by some 26 per cent in Hungary, Minister of State Sándor Bodó said at a press conference.

International Investment Bank’s headquarters to move to Budapest this year

Ministry of Finance, January 18, 2019 10:41 AM

The Hungarian headquarters of the International Investment Bank will open in the second half of 2019, and according to plans the entire headquarters will move to Hungary within two to three years, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said after his talks with Nikolay Kosov, Chairman of the financial institution’s Board.

They want to put us to sleep, but extremely firm action continues to be required in future

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 17, 2019 4:16 PM

“UN and EU officials are trying to put us to sleep, but migration pressure has not been reduced, and on the contrary, it has increased in the recent period, and accordingly extremely firm action continues to be required in the interests of keeping the Western Balkan migration route closed”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Sophia.

Péter Szijjártó holds talks with Secretary General of the Turkic Council

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 17, 2019 1:00 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received Secretary General of the Turkic Council Baghdad Amreyev in his office on Tuesday, the Ministry said in a statement to Hungarian new agency MTI.

The European Parliament wants to make migration legal

Government, January 17, 2019 12:55 PM

“The European Parliament has to goals: to make migration legal, and to maintain continued pressure on those states that do not agree with this”, György Bakondi said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday morning current affairs program.

FAG investment in Debrecen creates five hundred new workplaces

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 17, 2019 12:48 PM

“FAG’s new bearing plant, which was realised with an investment of 25 billion forints (EUR 77.5 million), has created 500 new workplaces in Debrecen; the Government facilitated the investment with 3.16 billion forints in non-returnable funding”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at the official inauguration of the company’s new production hall in Debrecen on Wednesday. FAG is part of the German Schaeffler Group.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade firmly condemns the Nairobi terrorist attack

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 16, 2019 7:01 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade firmly condemns the Nairobi terrorist attack on 15 January 2019, in which eleven people lost their lives according to the information currently available.