Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi presented her credentials at the White House to President Barack Obama.
All areas of Hungarian-US relations should be dealt with by strengthening dialogue, Hungary's new ambassador to the US said in an interview prior to her departure to Washington, DC.
“Without the sacrifices that Hungarian Jews made during the First World War, it would have been impossible to defend our homeland”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at a centenary memorial on Monday to mark the renovation of WWI graves in the Kozma Street Jewish Cemetery. At Plot 12 of the cemetery, Viktor Orbán paid tribute to the Jews who sacrificed their lives for Hungary.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at the business forum of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) that three new U.S. investments will come to Hungary, creating more than 500 new jobs altogether, with a total value of USD 15.5 million (HUF 4.17 billion).
The Embassy of Hungary was represented by Ambassador Szapáry at the silent march in Washington, D.C. in solidarity with France in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.
Representatives of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries and Ukraine met on 16 December 2014 in Kyiv to discuss the current situation in and around Ukraine, as well as the Visegrad countries’ support and assistance to the government and the people of Ukraine.
Hungarian Honorary Consuls and Economic Counselors from all across the U.S. met in Washington, DC to coordinate outreach to the Hungarian American communities, discuss consular matters such as citizenship applications and exchanged ideas about how to boost US-Hungarian business relations.
Rep. Michael R. Turner received the award in appreciation for his untiring work in the field of transatlantic security policy and promoting energy security relations between the US and Central and Eastern Europe.
The Hungarian Santa Claus has come to town again as Hungarians, Americans and Hungarian Americans gathered for the 23nd annual Mikulás dinner co-hosted by the Hungarian Embassy and the Hungarian American Coalition featuring keynote speaker Dr. György Schöpflin, Member of the European Parliament.
The Cosmos Club held an evening to honor the work of Dr. Albert-László Barabási with the support of the Hungarian Embassy.
The Embassy of Hungary has organized a commemorative Gala dinner to celebrate Hungary’s path to freedom from 1956 to 1989, from the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight to the Fall of the Iron Curtain 25 years ago.Today we are celebrating free Hungary as a nation that is stronger than any one government will ever be.
Economic cooperation between Hungary and the United States is a real success story within our bilateral relations and the Hungarian Government is doing everything in its power to provide the most attractive investment environment in Europe – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced to leaders of large U.S. companies on October 21 in Washington.
Mr. Frank Koszorús, Jr. received the honor in recognition for his outstanding achievements in promoting Hungarian-American relations.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart received the award at a ceremony held at the Ambassador's residence. The award was presented by Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament.
Ambassador Szapáry visited Charlotte, North Carolina on September 25-26 and inaugurated Chris Domeny as Honorary Consul of Hungary to North and South Carolina. He also met with government and business leaders, as well as members of the local Hungarian community.
The outcome of NATO’s summit in Wales is good for Hungary and central Europe, the prime minister said.
On August 23, Hungary participated at the commemorative events organized by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Joint Baltic American National Committee to remember millions of victims of totalitarian regimes.
On 20 August, Hungary’s national holiday marking the country’s founding, President of the Republic János Áder presented internationally acknowledged Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész and internationaly reknown inventor Ernő Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen at the proposal of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Hungary will support the Afghan police and army with half a million dollars annually between 2015 and 2017 – Anna Nagy the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told MTI.