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Péter Szijjártó

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Foreign ministry issues statement on Russia-Ukraine conflict

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 29, 2014 12:52 PM

The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade follows with deep concern recent developments in Eastern Ukraine.

10th International Short Film Festival’BuSho’ starts on Tuesday

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 28, 2014 2:31 PM

The BuSho (Budapest Short) International Short Film Festival will be organised with the aid of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade between 2 and 7 September 2014; the festival will be opened by the patron of the event, Monika Balatoni, State Secretary for Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade at the Puskin Cinema on Tuesday evening. A toast will be given at the venue by Géza M. Tóth, the rector of the University of Theatre and Film Arts and last year’s president of the jury.

Citi to Spend over 3 billion forints on Service Centre Expansion

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 28, 2014 9:06 AM

Budapest Citi Service Centre is to invest over HUF 3 billion, thereby creating 250 new jobs, with a support of HUF 250 million from the Hungarian Government, announced Péter Szijjártó, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade at a press conference on Wednesday.

Hungary's new foreign policy focuses on realising the country's economic interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 27, 2014 10:33 AM

In a changed world, Hungarian foreign policy focuses on the increased representation of economic interests in addition to traditional diplomatic activities, Parliamentary State Secretary Péter Szijjártó of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Tuesday in his address on day two of the annual conference of heads of foreign representations.

Hungary foreign policy unchanged after ministry expansion, says Navracsics

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 25, 2014 3:31 PM

On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tibor Navracsics said that Hungary's foreign policy continues to focus on its Euro-Atlantic obligations, Central European neighbourhood policy and a commitment to the policy for Hungarian communities abroad.

Hungarian Days in Cluj signals Hungarian-Romanian cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 25, 2014 10:55 AM

The Hungarian Days event in Cluj (Kolozsvár) serves as a "messenger" for Hungarian-Romanian cooperation, the Parliamentary State Secretary Péter Szijjártó said on Sunday, in Cluj, where he attended the event, organised for the fifth time..

Minister Navracsics: Ukraine crisis worsens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 21, 2014 3:16 PM

The situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated recently, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tibor Navracsics said on Thursday. Addressing a joint session of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on National Security he stated that "the situation in eastern Ukraine is not moving towards stabilisation. An optimistic version is to say that the situation has not improved, or more pessimistically, it has worsened a little," he added.

Hungarian humanitarian aid arrives in Iraq

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 21, 2014 9:21 AM

Around half of a Hungarian aid consignment to Iraq, primarily consisting of goods to cater for children, has arrived, Minister of State for security policy and international cooperation Istvan Mikola said on Tuesday.

Hungary to support Afghan forces with 1.5 million dollars

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 19, 2014 10:13 AM

Hungary will contribute an annual 500,000 dollars to the Afghan military and police between 2015 and 2017, the spokesperson of the foreign ministry Anna Nagy stated on Monday.

Ministry denies reports of Hungary supplying military technology to Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 15, 2014 10:11 PM

The Foreign Ministry resolutely denied on Friday reports about Hungary supplying military technology to Ukraine.