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Péter Szijjártó

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The construction of the Croatian liquid natural gas terminal is in Hungary’s interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 19, 2019 1:19 PM

“The construction of the Croatian liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal on the island of Krk is in Hungary’s interests”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Zagreb following talks with Croatian Minister of Environment and Energy Tomislav Ćorić.

The delaying of accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia goes against the EU’s interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 18, 2019 7:32 PM

“The fact that no decision was made on the commencement of accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia at the meeting of the relative ministers of the European Union’s member states on Tuesday in Luxembourg goes against the interests of the EU, Central Europe and Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared.

The EU will be unsuccessful unless it implements a U-turn in its migration policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 17, 2019 3:50 PM

“The European Union will be unsuccessful globally unless it implements a U-turn in its migration policy, because without stopping the influx of immigrants the continent’s security and competitiveness cannot be guaranteed”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in the recess of a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday.

We will never be able to stop the fight against terrorism

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 17, 2019 9:15 AM

“We will never be able to stop the fight against terrorism, and Hungary is committed to continuing this fight”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Budapest.

Péter Szijjártó signs agreement with Serbia on cooperation to construct a gas pipeline

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 17, 2019 9:11 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and the Serbian Republic’s Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antić concluded an agreement on the construction of a natural gas pipeline traversing the Hungarian-Serbian border and on cooperation relating to its operation on Friday in Budapest.

The Government remains committed to the principle that assistance should be taken to where the trouble is

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2019 4:44 PM

“In future, the Government will remain committed to the principle that assistance should be taken to where the trouble is”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Budapest on Thursday.

Hungary rejects EU tax harmonisation and the communitisation of debt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2019 4:04 PM

“Hungary rejects the introduction of socialist-style utopian economic plans through tax harmonisation and the communitisation of debt, but stands up in support of free competition and free trade within the EU”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in Budapest on Thursday at a conference organised by economic daily Világgazdaság.

The EU would be poorer and less competitive without the countries of Central Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 12, 2019 3:26 PM

“The European Union would be poorer and less competitive if it hadn’t taken on the countries of Central Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó explained on Wednesday in Trieste, where he attended a meeting of foreign ministers from the countries of the Central European Initiative (CEI).

We expect the cemetery to be restored to its original state

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 12, 2019 9:39 AM

“The Hungarian Government expects the Romanian authorities to restore the military cemetery in Úzvölgy to its original state, and to eliminate the violation of sanctity and the vandalization of graves”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Tuesday in Parliament.

Number of jobs created in Hungary by German companies exceeds 300 thousand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 12, 2019 9:00 AM

“The number of jobs created in Hungary by German companies has exceeded 300 thousand”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday in the recess of negotiations in Essen, Germany.