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Péter Szijjártó

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade summons Dutch Ambassador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 10:16 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade summoned the Dutch Ambassador to Budapest “because of the unacceptable statements made by the Dutch Prime Minister”, the Ministry said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday.

Péter Szijjártó raises objections to migrant cards in UN

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 4:00 PM

“Anonymous bank transfers facilitate illegal immigration and terrorism, and accordingly any kind of anonymous transfer within the banking system must be made impossible on a global level, and Brussels and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees must immediately stop the distribution of anonymous debit cards”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Thursday in New York in a speech at the UN on the topic of international cooperation to prevent the illegal movement of monies.

Texan enterprises operating in Hungary are no longer just concerned with production, but also with research & development

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 2:47 PM

“Texan companies have made it clear that in view of the fact that they have brought production capacities to Hungary year ago, they already have enough experience to enable them to also gladly bring their capacities that represent higher added value and are built on research & development to our homeland”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Thursday in Houston following talks with the leaders of several Texan companies.

The new Ukrainian Language Act violates the rights of national communities

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 1:00 PM

“The new Ukrainian Language Act goes against Ukraine’s international obligations and violates the rights of national communities because it strips them of their existing, previously acquired rights relating to language use”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement on Thursday.

Exxon’s decision could influence Hungarian gas imports

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 11:28 AM

“If Exxon Mobil doesn’t decide whether to invest in the Romanian Black Sea gas field project by September, then Hungary will again be forced to begin negotiations with Russia on another long-term gas shipment agreement”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the Reuters news agency in Houston, where he attended the official opening of Hungary’s new diplomatic and trade representation.

Péter Szijjártó opens foreign trade and consular representation in Houston

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 16, 2019 9:10 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó opened a foreign trade and consular representation in Houston, Texas on Wednesday afternoon, Central European time.

Hungary to host World Science Forum in November

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 15, 2019 3:19 PM

“In November, Hungary will be hosting the 2019 World Science Forum”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a conference on education at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Tuesday, local time.

Trump and Orbán apply a similar approach with relation to numerous international issues

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 15, 2019 2:43 PM

“U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán apply a similar approach with relation to numerous major issues that concern the world, including migration, terrorism, patriotic politics and supporting Christian communities”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in an interview for Israeli news channel i24 News in New York on Tuesday night, Central European time.

Trump-Orbán meeting moves Hungarian-American relations into new dimension

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 15, 2019 9:21 AM

“The fact that a meeting has taken place between U.S. President Donald Trump and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is proof of the fact that relations between Hungary and the United States have moved into a new dimension and arrived at a new chapter”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in New York in a statement to public media with relation to the meeting held in the White House in Washington D.C. on the previous day.

Pressure should not be placed on Hungary from New York and Brussels

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 15, 2019 9:15 AM

“The right thing would be for pressure not to be placed on Hungary from new York and Brussels in the interests of implementing unsuccessful models, because while attempts based on migration have failed in Europe, the Hungarian model has become an international success story”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in New York on Tuesday at a session of the UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC).