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Péter Szijjártó

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Hungarian Language is a Means for Preserving the Nation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 8, 2014 3:49 PM

Hungarian language is a powerful means for preserving the nation, emphasized Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén, on Tuesday, in Budapest at the opening of ELTE university’s Hungarian Summer University for the Carpathian Basin. Péter Szijjártó, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in his address that the Government launches a HUF 300 billion infrastructure development program in the Carpathian Basin with the aim of doubling the number of border crossing points along the Hungarian borders by 2020.

Péter Szijjártó Discussed Energy Security in Central Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 4, 2014 1:41 PM

Péter Szijjártó, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade met Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy Amos J. Hochstein to discuss Central Europe’s energy security on Thursday in Budapest, announced Judit Fülöp, press chief at the State Secretariat to MTI.

Expanded Pér Airport opened to traffic

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 4, 2014 1:13 PM

Pér Airport, near the city of Győr in north-west Hungary, has been officially opened to traffic after an expansion project costing some EUR 6.6 million enabled the take-off and landing of Boeing-737 and Airbus 320 airliners. The project was realised through cooperation between Audi, the Hungarian Government and the City of Győr.

The strategic partnership between Serbia and Hungary is strengthened by further joint developments that will also improve energy security

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 1, 2014 4:14 PM

The strategic partnership between Serbia and Hungary is strengthened by further joint developments that will also improve energy security, Péter Szijjártó, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Monday at a press conference in Szeged.

Hungary strongly condemns killing of three Israeli teens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 1, 2014 9:28 AM

Hungary stands shocked in front of the cold-bolded killing of Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, aged 19, Naftali Frenkel, 16, and Gil-Ad Shaer, 16, following their kidnapping on June 12, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Slovak-Hungarian relations excellent, says Tibor Navracsics

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 30, 2014 4:13 PM

On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tibor Navracsics said that the day-to-day functioning of Slovak-Hungarian relations is excellent, though this does not mean that there are no areas of disagreement; the aim, however, is not to avoid all possible disagreement, but to successfully resolve it, he said.

Europe’s freedom commemorated by three countries’ representatives in Sopron

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 30, 2014 10:02 AM

The 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Iron Curtain was celebrated near Sopron, where the barbed wire was cut in 1989. The commemoration was held at the place where Hungarian Foreign Minister Gyula Horn and his Austrian counterpart Alois Mock jointly cut through the barbed wire a quarter of a century ago to begin the demolition of the closed border. This symbolic gesture is remembered today by a memorial stone.

Montenegro is ready for NATO membership

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 27, 2014 11:01 AM

On Tuesday evening the Hungarian press agency MTI quoted Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tibor Navracsics as saying that Hungary considers Montenegro to be ready for NATO membership.

Minister Navracsics participated on the NATO foreign ministers' meeting

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2014 3:37 PM

It is in Hungary's interest that Ukraine should be a democratic, independent state enjoying territorial sovereignty, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stated on Wednesday.

Monika Balatoni made an official visit to Minsk

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 25, 2014 3:44 PM

Monika Balatoni, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has discussed possibilities of cultural cooperation with Boris Svetlov, Belarusian Minister of Culture in Minsk on the occasion of the opening of the Hungarian Cultural Days yesterday evening.