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Péter Szijjártó

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Foreign Ministry to hold conference on the radicalisation that leads to terrorism

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 18, 2019 12:37 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will be holding an international conference in November entitled “Racialisation that Leads to Terrorism: Regional Political Responses and Risk Reduction”.

The issue of water connects us

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 17, 2019 9:00 PM

“The issue of water connects us, because we use the Earth’s water stocks together, and accordingly we are jointly responsible for preserving their quantity and quality”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the Budapest Water Summit on Thursday.

Hundreds of thousands of people in Africa have access to clean drinking water thanks to Hungarian technologies

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 17, 2019 9:00 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held talks with African water ministers on the sidelines of the Budapest Water Summit; hundreds of thousands of people in Africa have access to clean drinking water with the help of Hungarian technologies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s chief press officer Máté Paczolay said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday. In recent years, Hungarian water industry enterprises have achieved major results on the African continent, the press chief pointed out.

Péter Szijjártó receives water ministers

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 17, 2019 4:06 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó discussed the business opportunities inherent in Hungarian water-related technologies with the ministers of water of Laos and Kuwait, and North Macedonia’s minister of environment, whom he received in his office on Thursday on the sidelines of the 2019 Budapest Water Summit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Important cooperation agreements to be signed during President Putin’s visit to Budapest

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2019 9:00 PM

“We will be signing important agreements on cooperation with the fields of the economy, social security and sport during Russian president Vladimir Putin’s visit to Budapest on 30 October”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Moscow on Wednesday.

It is tantamount to a tragedy that the EU is not launching the Albanian and Macedonian accession negotiations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2019 9:00 PM

“It is tantamount to a tragedy that the European Union has decided not to commence accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, because the delay is endangering the region’s peace and stability”, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Levente Magyar declared on Tuesday in Luxembourg.

“Hungarian Days” in Tel Aviv a great success

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

The “Hungarian Days” were held for the fifth time in Tel Aviv on 15-17 October. At the large-scale festival realised within the framework of the Israeli Hungarian Cultural Season with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry’s Deputy State Secretary for Cultural Diplomacy Márton Schőberl gave a speech and planted a carob tree as a reinforcement of Israeli-Hungarian relations.

Samsung SDI to expand its battery production plant in Göd

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 15, 2019 8:55 PM

“Samsung SDI will be expanding its battery production plant in Göd with an investment of 390 billion forints (EUR 1.17 billion), creating 1200 new jobs”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference on Thursday in Budapest.

The U.S. sections are an American-Turkish issue

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 15, 2019 2:55 PM

“Hungary regards the fact that Washington has introduced sanctions against two Turkish ministries and three Turkish ministers in response to the Turkish offensive in north-eastern Syria to be an American-Turkish issue”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told reporters on Tuesday in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he held bilateral talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on the sidelines of a session of the Turkic Council.

It is in Hungary’s interests for the Turks to solve the immigration problem towards Syria

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 15, 2019 2:52 PM

“It is in Hungary’s interests for the Turks to solve the immigration problem in the direction of Syria, and not towards Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to public media on Tuesday in Baku, where he is attending a session of the Turkic Council as part of the Hungarian delegation led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.