Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Europe can only be strong and competitive again if it returns to its Christian roots

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 25, 2019 3:36 PM

“The proliferation of Christian faith and morals is playing a much more important role in the world than previously, because these days Christian culture and faith are facing a host of challenges, but Europe can only be strong and competitive again if it returns to its Christian roots”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Győr at the official inauguration of the new refectory of the Gergely Czuczor Benedictine Grammar School and College.

Hungary will continue to do everything possible in the interests of EU enlargement

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 24, 2019 4:49 PM

“Hungary will continue to do everything possible in the interests of EU enlargement”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Tirana in a statement to the press follow a meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama.

The fight against terrorism requires the eradication of illegal migration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 24, 2019 3:43 PM

“The most effective way of fighting terrorism is to eradicate illegal migration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó emphasised in Tirana on Thursday. The Minister gave an opening speech at an Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) forum in the Albanian capital.

Natural gas could begin arriving in Hungary from January 2021

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 22, 2019 3:05 PM

“Croatia has begun constructing its liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal, which will be completed by January 2021, meaning that from that point in time the physical opportunity will exist for Hungary to purchase liquid natural gas from Qatar”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Doha on Tuesday.

Péter Szijjártó opens Hungarian diplomatic representation in Oman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 21, 2019 8:00 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó officially opened a Hungarian diplomatic representation in Muscat, the capital of Oman, on Monday.

The Hungarian nation can be successful through cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 21, 2019 2:33 PM

“The Hungarian nation cannot be successful without cooperation; the country’s neighbours must be included in joint efforts”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s State Secretary for Information and the International Representation of Hungary Tamás Menczer said at the Carpathian Basin Economic Conference and Exhibition in Budapest on Monday.

Bulgaria is an important partner within the field of energy and in the fight against immigration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 21, 2019 1:58 PM

“Energy is an issue of national security, and for precisely this reason the Hungarian government is striving to ensure that natural gas can arrive in Hungary from as many sources and via as many routes as possible”, State Secretary for Information and the International Representation of Hungary Tamás Menczer said in Gorska Polyana, Bulgaria, where he jointly inaugurated a gas metering station and 11 kilometres of gas pipeline with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Mindszenty memorial conference and book launch

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 21, 2019 1:53 PM

A memorial conference on Carinal József Mindszenty and the launch of a book on his years at the U.S. Embassy in Budapest (1956-1970) were held in Budapest on 16 October 2019.

The government is also giving Hungarian interests priority with relation to Brexit

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 19, 2019 8:00 PM

“The Hungarian government has given Hungarian interests a priority throughout the Brexit process”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s State Secretary for Information and the International Representation of Hungary Tamás Menczer said in a video posted on his Facebook page on Saturday.