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Péter Szijjártó

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Hungary firmly supports UN’s aspirations to protect language rights of indigenous and national minorities

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 17, 2019 6:00 PM

The UN lays much emphasis on the protection of the language rights of indigenous and national minorities; Hungary firmly supports these aspirations of the world organisation, and takes action to protect the rights of Hungarian national minorities beyond the borders, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stated. On Tuesday, the Minister addressed the UN General Assembly at a high-level event that marked the closing of the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Closer technological and economic cooperation with Asia is in Europe’s best interests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Forming ever closer technological investment and economic cooperation with Asia is in Europe’s best interests in order to improve its competitiveness, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Madrid on Monday.

River Danube is a connection point for countries concerned

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 13, 2019 8:00 PM

The Danube is not only a 2,850-kilometre-long river, but also a connection point for the countries that it runs through, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stressed at the Budapest meeting of the Danube Commission held on Friday.

Hungary and Croatia are allies on a number of issues

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Hungary and Croatia are allies on a number of strategic issues, see many important challenges in the same light, and are dependent on one another on significant issues. At the same time, their economic cooperation is also close, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Budapest.

Hungarian-Russian space research projects being launched; selection of Hungary’s astronaut begins

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 13, 2019 12:52 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Director of Russian space research company Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin agreed on the commencement of Hungarian-Russian space research projects and on the beginning of the selection process of the Hungarian astronaut to be sent up to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2024-2025 at a meeting in Moscow on Friday.

Hungarian Export Development Agency opens office in Moscow

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 13, 2019 12:46 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó opened the Moscow representative office of the Hungarian Export Development Agency (HEPA) on Friday. “The job of the Hungarian government is to facilitate the success of Hungarian enterprises on the Russian market, similarly to the large Western European countries”, Mr. Szijjártó declared at the opening ceremony.

Seventy billion forints in South Korean investment is coming to Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 12, 2019 3:27 PM

“Four South Korean enterprises are investing a total of seventy billion forints (EUR 211.5 million) in Hungary, creating 300 new workplaces”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Thursday in Seoul following talks with his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-Wha.

Hungarian Cultural Institute opens in Seoul

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 12, 2019 10:30 AM

A Hungarian Cultural Institute opened in Seoul on Thursday. At the opening ceremony, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told reporters: “30 years ago, a new Europe was born thanks to the fact that the countries of Central Europe regained their freedom. Hungary is proud of the fact that it was the first of these countries to establish diplomatic relations with South Korea”.

Suez to expand its Oroszlány plant with an investment of 29 million euros

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 10, 2019 7:00 PM

“French company Suez will be expanding its facility in Oroszlány with an investment of 9.6 billion forints (EUR 29 million), creating 85 new jobs at its water purification membrane production plant”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a press conference to launch the investment project in Budapest on Tuesday.

A paradigm shift is under way in Hungarian economy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 9, 2019 8:00 PM

There is a paradigm shift under way in the Hungarian economy, as part of which the focus is shifting from production to high added-value jobs, services, research and development, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stated on Monday in Brussels at a roundtable discussion about health care innovation held at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the European Union.