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Péter Szijjártó

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Modernisation of the Budapest-Belgrade railway line may start this year

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 17, 2015 7:17 PM

The modernisation of the Budapest-Belgrade railway line could start this year, as soon as the Sino-Hungarian intergovernmental and financial agreements necessary for it are signed, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in Budapest on Thursday.

UN member states adopt global partnership for sustainable development

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 17, 2015 8:55 AM

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development was held in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia between 13 and 16 July 2015, with Hungary represented by Ádám Zoltán Kovács, Deputy State Secretary for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Kristóf Altusz meets the Executive Director of the International Visegrad Fund

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 16, 2015 8:32 AM

The session of the two governing bodies of the IVF – the Council of Ambassadors and the Conference of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs – took place in Budapest on 15 July 2015.

Hungary welcomes Iranian nuclear deal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 15, 2015 11:15 AM

Hungary welcomes the Iranian nuclear deal, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told journalists on Tuesday in Budapest.

UNESCO launched its #Unite4Heritage campaign

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 14, 2015 4:45 PM

In response to the destruction of cultural heritage in conflict zones, UNESCO launched its #Unite4Heritage campaign on 28 March 2015.

Budapest service centre of UN High Commissioner for Refugees to extend its operations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 14, 2015 1:56 PM

Based on the Government’s decision, the Budapest service centre of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will extend its operations both in terms of floor space and staff, the State Secretary for Security Policy and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced.

Steady migratory pressure necessitates border fence

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 14, 2015 12:56 PM

The illegal migratory pressure on Hungary does not seem to ease, and that is the reason why a temporary security barrier needs to be built on the Hungarian–Serbian border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szíjjártó said on Monday, 13 July on M1 news channel of the Hungarian television.

Péter Szijjártó receives new Chinese Ambassador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2015 3:49 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received the newly appointed Ambassador to Hungary of the People's Republic of China, Mr. Duan Jielong, for an introductory meeting.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding the terrorist attack on the Italian Consulate in Cairo

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2015 12:03 PM

Hungary strongly condemns the terrorist attack committed against the Italian Consulate in Cairo at the weekend which claimed one human life. In consequence of the attack, ten people were also injured, and the building accommodating the foreign representation sustained extensive damage.

Energy security, defence cooperation and issues in dispute discussed with Victoria Nuland

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 13, 2015 11:56 AM

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State praised Hungary for the steps it has taken in the interest of the energy security of the Central-European region, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian News Agency MTI via telephone after their bilateral meeting held in Dubrovnik on Friday where they also discussed defence cooperation and issues in dispute.