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Péter Szijjártó

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The food industry is one of the opening points of the Hungarian economy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 22, 2019 8:57 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó called the food industry one of the opening points of the Hungarian economy at the foundation stone laying ceremony for Várda Meat Ltd.’s new plant in the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County town of Kisvárda on Tuesday.

Central Asia plays a significant role in action against extremists and terrorists

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 20, 2019 12:56 PM

“Central Asia plays a significant role in action against extremist ideologies and terrorists”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on Monday in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan.

Council of Europe conference of foreign ministers in Helsinki ends with few results

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 20, 2019 11:04 AM

“The two-day Council of Europe conference ended on Friday with few results”, Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Levente Magyar said in a statement to public media.

The policy on protecting persecuted Christians provides a stable spiritual foundation for Hungarian-American relations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 20, 2019 9:18 AM

“The policy on protecting persecuted Christians and our insistence on preserving Christian values provide a stable spiritual foundation for Hungarian-American relations, which have arrived at a new chapter”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Washington in a statement to public media regarding his negotiations in the U.S. capital.

Hungary remains prepared to develop the country’s air defence system using American technology

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 20, 2019 8:46 AM

“Hungary remains prepared to develop the country’s air defence system using American technology”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Washington in a television interview that aired late on Saturday night Central European time.

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.