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Péter Szijjártó

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Old Röszke-Horgos border-crossing station re-opened

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 1, 2015 11:21 AM

The old Röszke-Horgos border-crossing station has been re-opened. The two-by-two-lane border-crossing station on the No. 5 motorway is open to international passenger traffic, not including vehicles which are not allowed to use motorways, and coaches in August, every day between 7.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary strongly condemns the arson committed in the West Bank

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 1, 2015 9:00 AM

The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the vicious arson committed on 31st of July 2015 against a Palestinian house in Kafr Duma in the West Bank, causing the death of an 18-month-old Palestinian child and seriously injuring the victim’s parents and his four-year-old brother.

Alliance between Hungary and Audi further intensifying

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 31, 2015 12:03 PM

By virtue of a number of new developments and investments, the alliance between Hungary and Audi is further intensifying, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the Hungarian News Agency MTI after his meeting with the Chairman of the automobile manufacturing company’s Board of Management in Ingolstadt, Bavaria on Thursday.

Modification of the agreement on the change to the UNHCR’s headquarters signed

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 29, 2015 3:22 PM

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 28 July, Deputy State Secretary for International Cooperation Ádám Zoltán (representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and Head of the UNHCR Global Service Centre Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor (representing the UN Refugee Agency) signed a protocol amending the agreement on the organisation’s headquarters, regulating its legal status in Hungary in Budapest. This amendment will facilitate the expansion of the UNHCR Service Centre, which has been operating in Budapest since 2008.

Hungary is committed to protecting plural democracy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 27, 2015 11:34 AM

Democratic values and principles are universal; however, the method by which they are enforced is based on the sovereign decisions of the individual states, István Mikola said at the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies held in San Salvador.

Hungary already considers Montenegro an ally

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 23, 2015 5:01 PM

At a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Montenegro, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said that Hungary already considers Montenegro an ally, because both countries’ soldiers are serving together in Afghanistan, and the country contributes significantly to the region's security.

The Szeged border port is complete

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 22, 2015 5:49 PM

Parliamentary State Secretary László Szabó said that the Government’s goal is to improve the infrastructure between Hungary and neighbouring countries as much as possible.

Hungary joins Western Balkans humanitarian action

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 21, 2015 4:50 PM

Hungary will join the International Trust Fund (ITF) NGO's humanitarian landmine victim assistance programme for the Western Balkans, Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation István Mikola announced on Tuesday.

Immediate solutions must be found to the issue of migration on a European level

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 21, 2015 8:48 AM

The migration pressure which is bearing down heavy on Hungary is not just a Hungarian but a pan-European issue, to which immediate solutions must be found on a European level, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stated on Monday in Brussels following the meeting of EU Foreign Ministers.

The past week has been about the success of Hungarian companies in foreign markets

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 20, 2015 3:16 PM

Three companies, investments amounting to HUF 57 billion, state subsidy worth HUF 13.8 billion, 730 new jobs: this is the bottom line of the past week.