Hungary's interests concerning Ukraine have not changed: Hungary wants to see a democratic country which "stands on its own two feet", Prime Minister Orbán said in Brussels on Thursday, following a special EU summit on the situation in Ukraine.
The Prime Minister's foreign affairs chief discussed bilateral relations with the Austrian Foreign Minister in Budapest on Wednesday.
Hungarian low-cost airline WizzAir will launch a flight between Budapest and Kutaisi, Georgia, beginning in September, WizzAir CEO József Váradi and State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó announced on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel to Brussels on Thursday to take part in the European Union extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government, held to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, before heading to Dublin for a two-day meeting of the European People's Party.
Egyptian pharmaceutical company Armanious Group inaugurated a 2 million euro research and development centre in Budapest on Tuesday. Hungary's State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó said the fact that a leading pharmaceuticals company from North Africa had located its R+D centre in Budapest signalled the success of the country’s policy of opening towards the East.
A strong and successful Hungary can only be built on national, Christian and European traditions, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said after the Government signed an agreement with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople on Tuesday.
Negotiations are needed to resolve the Ukrainian crisis because that is the only alternative to war, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday.
The Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Countries are deeply concerned about the recent violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and the fact that the Russian parliament has authorized military action on Ukrainian soil against the wishes of the Ukrainian Government. This represents a serious escalation. We condemn all action threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and call on to decrease the tensions immediately through dialogue, in full respect of Ukrainian and international law and in line with the provisions of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum.
Hungarians are in safety both in Hungary and in Transcarpathia in western Ukraine, the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Monday.
The government has submitted to the European Union the country's partnership agreement for the 2014-2020 budgetary period which enables opening up 10,500 billion forints in funding to Hungary, Deputy State Secretary for Development Policy Nándor Csepreghy said on Monday.