Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election: “What great news. Democracy is still alive”, Mr. Orbán posted online.

In his statement, Mr. Szijjártó wrote that the American people have made their decision and, after a remarkable campaign, democracy has emerged stronger.

The Minister said that in both the world economy and world politics a new era has begun – one which poses historic challenges for the whole world. To address these challenges new and courageous approaches, new and innovative policies will be needed.

Hungary is open to cooperation, Mr. Szijjártó underlined.