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Hungarian Act on Higher Education Does Not Impose Unattainable Requirements on Foreign Universities

Publicated on: May 31, 2017

Speaking on the subject of the recently adopted legislative amendment to the Act of Higher Education affecting foreign universities in Hungary on Tuesday, May 30, Press Chief of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Tamás Menczer stated that “The Hungarian Act on Higher Education does not impose unattainable requirements on foreign universities.”

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Prime Minister Orbán Attends NATO Summit, Addresses Balkan Enlargement

Publicated on: May 29, 2017

Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán traveled to Brussels for a summit of the Heads of States of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Thursday, May 25, highlighting the importance of the alliance’s expansion to the Balkans in consolidating peace and stability in the region.

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PM Orbán, Hungary Condemn Manchester Terror Attack

Publicated on: May 23, 2017

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó both expressed their deepest condolences on behalf of the Hungarian people to the families of the victims of the Manchester terror attack that took place at a concert on Monday, May 22.

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Exercise Load Diffuser 17 Begins in Hungary

Publicated on: May 19, 2017

Preparations are underway for a scheduled joint military exercise entitled "Exercise Load Diffuser 17” to take place in Kecskemet, Hungary from May 22 to June 9.

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Fitch Affirms Hungary’s Investment Grade Credit Rating

Publicated on: May 15, 2017

Rating agency Fitch left Hungary’s credit rating unchanged on Monday, May 15th at ’BBB-’, just above investment grade level. In the accompanying report, Fitch affirmed the "stable outlook” of the Hungarian economy and noted forecasted accelerated economic growth across Hungarian sectors.

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Hungary Calls for the Resignation of EU Commissioner Frans Timmermans

Publicated on: May 5, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó called on First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans to immediately resign his post following inappropriate and unfounded accusations of anti-Semitism aimed at the Hungarian Government and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

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Hungary Will Take All Necessary Steps to Stop North Korea’s Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Program

Publicated on: May 5, 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó discussed the evolving situation on the Korean Peninsula with Ambassador of South Korea to Budapest Yim Geun-hyeong on Friday, May 5, 2017. Ambassador Yim Geun-hyeong expressed his country’s grave concern that North Korea, in clear violation of several UN Security Council resolutions, continues its nuclear and ballistic missile program. Currently, the irresponsible and provocative actions of the regime in Pyongyang pose a global threat.

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FM Szijjártó Says Bilateral Negotiations on Higher Education in Hungary Would Benefit from the Appointment of a Lead US Negotiator

Publicated on: May 4, 2017

On Wednesday, May 4th, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó affirmed his optimism that a bilateral agreement providing for the continued operation of US universities in Hungary can be reached with the United States government.

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Hungarian Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács Visits Washington, DC

Publicated on: April 28, 2017

Hungarian Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács traveled to Washington, DC between April 23-27 on to meet with multiple members of Congress, visit influential think tanks and speak with American reporters.

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Hungary Pledges Increased Contributions to Counter-ISIS Coalition

Publicated on: April 26, 2017

The Government of Hungary has submitted a draft proposal to the National Assembly on Wednesday, April 25 for increased Hungarian participation in the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State (ISIS). The current mandate from the National Assembly expires on December 31, 2017.

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