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Péter Szijjártó

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Hungary is fully adhering to all EU regulations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 6, 2015 6:20 PM

“Hungary is fully adhering to all EU regulations when handling and treating the immense numbers of immigrants, in addition to which it is doing everything possible to protect the external Schengen border”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Sunday.

Austrian Chancellor venting his anger on Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 6, 2015 12:02 PM

According to Minister of State Levente Magyar from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann is again venting the anger caused by his own ability to act on the Hungarian Government and the Prime Minister.

EU member states agree on six points

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 5, 2015 5:30 PM

“The member states of the European Union agree on six points with relation to the migration crisis”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the press following an informal meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg on Saturday.

Last night’s events are the result of irresponsible statements and failed EU politics

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 5, 2015 3:38 PM

“What took place in Hungary overnight is the result of two things: the European Union’s failed migration policy and irresponsible statements from European politicians”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Saturday prior to an informal meeting of EU Ministers.

Hungary continues to be a safe travel destination

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 4, 2015 6:45 PM

In Hungary the safety of persons and property remains at the same high level as in recent years. Contrary to the impression given by headlines and images in the international media, the presence of migrants in Hungary has no impact on the day-to-day life of tourists and citizens. The difficulties which have been caused by misunderstandings in communication have had no influence on Budapest’s attractiveness to tourists, level of security or reliability of services.

We should do more for strategic partnership between the EU and China

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 3, 2015 6:57 PM

We are celebrating this year the fortieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the European Community; however, the act of filling this strategic partnership with genuine content is making very slow progress, Péter Szijjártó said in Beijing after he attended the grandiose military parade held on the Chinese Victory Day.

Inter-state talks regarding Belgrade-Budapest railway line commenced

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 3, 2015 11:01 AM

Hungary has received the Chinese party’s financing offer relating to the Belgrade-Budapest railway line project, and negotiations on an inter-state agreement have also begun, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the correspondent of the Hungarian News Agency MTI in Beijing, after his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Vang Yi late Wednesday evening, local time.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding the attack at the Ukrainian Parliament

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 2, 2015 4:44 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is deeply shocked by the violent events that occurred at the Parliament of Ukraine on 31 August 2015, following the voting on the amendment of the constitution concerning decentralisation.

The presence of Hungarian companies in Russia is constant despite the restrictions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 2, 2015 4:41 PM

Although the embargo imposed by Russia on 6 August 2014 had a negative impact on the Hungarian agricultural export sector, Hungarian-Russian economic relations do not stagnate; in fact, despite the embargo, a number of high-value joint investments have been realized - the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told national news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Some European leaders are acting contrary to European values and interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 2, 2015 11:35 AM

It is now perfectly clear that some European leaders are acting contrary to European values and interests when it comes to having to face the challenges of migration, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade said at the strategic conference held in Bled, Slovenia.