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Péter Szijjártó

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International conflicts will also be on the agenda

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 7, 2016 4:06 PM

On Thursday Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told public television channel M1 that the Syrian conflict and international cooperation to combat terrorism would be among the items on the agenda in the meeting between UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Viktor Orbán.

Hungary strongly condemns the nuclear test announced by North Korea

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 6, 2016 3:02 PM

The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, carried out on January 6. By this act the DPRK has gravely violated relevant UN Security Council resolutions, undermined the inter-Korea dialogue and posed a serious threat to the security and stability of the region.

The blindness of Hungary’s critics could lead to the end of European civilisation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 22, 2015 3:17 PM

On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stated that the blindness of Hungary’s critics could lead to the end of European civilisation. The statement sent to Hungarian news agency MTI was a response to the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) calling on Hungary to “refrain from policies and practices that promote intolerance, fear and fuel xenophobia against refugees and migrants”.

The Austrian Chancellor does not see the difference between solidarity and foolishness

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 21, 2015 5:01 PM

In response to Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann’s interviews on migration, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI that the Austrian Chancellor does not see the difference between solidarity and foolishness.

Hungary welcomes agreement on Libya government

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 18, 2015 7:47 PM

Hungary welcomes the political agreement to set up a national unity government in Libya, which could be instrumental in resolving the situation in that country, the Hungarian foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The Eastern Partnership and the protection of external borders are the top priorities for Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 18, 2015 9:33 AM

Following the meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told journalists that the European Union must pay increased attention to its neighbours because instability in partner countries could pose significant threats to Europe.

EU funds cannot be taken away because of migration related opinion differences

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 17, 2015 3:53 PM

As a reaction to the interview of Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann given to German daily Die Welt, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian News Agency MTI that it would be unacceptable if EU funds – Hungary rightfully receives and is entitled to – would be taken away as revenge due to the disagreement on the management of the migration crisis.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade concerning the support provided to Transcarpathia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 16, 2015 4:35 PM

On Tuesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held talks with President of the Ukrainian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Hanna Hopko.

Austrian companies are reliable partners of Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 16, 2015 4:34 PM

Following discussions between Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Secretary General of the Federation of Austrian Industry Christoph Neumayer on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade informed Hungarian news agency MTI that Austrian companies are reliable partners of Hungary.

15th anniversary of the International Visegrad Fund

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 14, 2015 6:00 PM

Deputy State Secretary for European and American Affairs Kristóf Altusz opened the reception commemorating the 15th anniversary of the International Visegrad Fund and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Visegrad Cooperation. The event was organised by the Ministry and the Young Diplomats’ Club of Budapest.