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Péter Szijjártó

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Hainan Airlines to launch direct air passenger service between Budapest and Chongqing

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 27, 2019 7:00 PM

“Hainan Airlines will be launching a direct air passenger service between Budapest and Chongqing on 27 December”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Wednesday in Budapest.

Hungary would like to send an astronaut into space in 2024

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 27, 2019 3:31 PM

“Hungary would like so send an astronaut into space in 2024”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at the European Space Agency’s Space19+ ministerial conference in Seville on Wednesday.

Péter Szijjártó receives American officials in Budapest

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 27, 2019 1:24 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó assured his negotiating partners, who he received in Budapest on Tuesday, with relation to the protection of Christian communities.

Lebanon’s stability is a fundamental interest

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2019 8:00 PM

“Events in the region of Lebanon have a direct effect on the security situation of the European Union (EU), and accordingly it is in the fundamental interests of the EU, and within it Hungary, for there to be peace and stability in the state”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared at a press conference in Budapest on Tuesday fallowing talks with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil.

Bilateral meeting of Mr. Péter Sztáray and Secretary General Michael B. Christides

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2019 8:00 PM

At the invitation of State Secretary for Security Policy Péter Sztáray, Secretary General of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)Michael B. Christides visited Budapest and participated at the Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe.

Hungarian foreign policy has successfully achieved its designated targets

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2019 7:00 PM

“2019 has provided several pieces of evidence regarding the fact that Hungarian foreign policy has successfully achieved its designated targets, and that the instruments we have chosen to achieve these goals have proven to be effective”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at Tuesday’s session of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

All forms of Christian persecution are unacceptable

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2019 4:26 PM

“The Hungarian government rejects the approach that often appears on the part of the international community, according to which Christian phobia and any form of anti-Christian sentiment is acceptable”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the second International Conference on Christian Persecution on Tuesday in Budapest.

New opportunity opens for Central Europe’s gas supply

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 25, 2019 8:00 PM

“A new opportunity is opening for Central Europe’s energy supply, and within it for its natural gas supply”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in Veľké Zlievce (Felsőzellő), Slovakia, following talks with Slovakian Economy Minister Peter Ziga at the gas compressor station centre operating there.

An agreement is required with Africa that facilitates the region’s population retention capacity

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 25, 2019 4:12 PM

“Hungary is only prepared to support an EU agreement with the countries of Africa that concerns the funding of effective repatriation policies and facilitates the region’s population retention capacity”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Brussels on Monday.

Foreign Affairs Council accepts proposal on make-up of new European Commission

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 25, 2019 12:15 PM

“The Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union has decided to accept and thus put before the European Parliament the proposal on the make-up of the new European Council, in which Hungarian candidate for the post of enlargement commissioner Olivér Várhelyi is also listed”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from Brussels on Monday.