Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi reaches out to the Hungarian-American community as the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight approaches to announce commemorative events the Hungarian embassy will be organizing in honor of this year’s celebrations.
On the occasion of St. Stephen's Day and Hungary's National Day, Father Böjte Csaba, OFM, led a 9-mile pilgrimage to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., where he led a mass in honor of the first anniversary of the dedication of the Hungarian Shrine at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter to Hungarian President János Áder extending his congratulation August 20, Stephen's Day, to the people of Hungary on the anniversary of the founding of the Hungarian state. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry also offered his congratulations to the Hungarian people and reaffirmed the strength and vital importance of U.S.-Hungarian relations.
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight the Embassy of Hungary in Washington, DC is sponsoring a Film Festival throughout the months of October and November.
At a joint press conference in Budapest Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced Mercedes will build a new plant next to its existing factory in Kecskemét producing an additional 150 ,000 cars per year. Mercedes' $1.1 billion investment is projected to create 2,500 new jobs.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and Deputy Defense Minister Tamás Vargha attended the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition Countering ISIL on Thursday, July 21st in Washington, DC. Also attending was Péter Siklósi, Deputy State Secretary for Defence and Security Policy of the Ministry of Defence.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó concluded negotiations and signed a cluster of Hungarian-American economic cooperation agreements in the United States on Wednesday, July 20th. Szijjártó is in the United States until Friday attending the Counter ISIL Coalition Ministerial aimed at halting the expansion of the terrorist organization across Syria and Iraq.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó condemned the coup attempt in Turkey in the strongest possible terms on Sunday, July 17th.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wishes to expresses its deepest sympathies as well as his condolences on behalf of Hungary to the people of France in wake of the Nice attack.
In a statement to Hungarian press and public television channel M1 at the conclusion of the two-day NATO Summit in Warsaw, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán praised NATO for renewed pledges to assist in the resolution of the Syrian Civil War and migration crisis.
Attending the two-day NATO Warsaw Summit alongside head of delegation Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Minister of Defense István Simicskó, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó reaffirmed Hungary's strong commitment to NATO burden-sharing and highlighted recent increases in national defense spending.
Hungarian President János Áder officially set October 2nd as the date for Hungary's national referendum on the EU’s mandatory relocation of non-Hungarian citizens to Hungary.
IBM announced plans to enlarge its IT service headquarters in Székesfehérvár with total investment worth an estimated at $11.2 million (HUF 3.2 billion).
Hungary strongly condemns the terrorist attacks perpetrated over the weekend in both Dhaka and Baghdad as heinous acts of completely unjustifiable violence.
Speaking from Ferencz Liszt International Airport in Budapest on Wednesday morning, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó strongly condemned the suicide attacks that killed 41 and injured 239 at Istanbul's Attaturk airport on Tuesday, June 28th.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Foreign Minister Péter Szijjárto held talks with members of the US-Hungary Business Council (USHBC) on Friday, June 24th as Hungary and the United States both looked to encourage and highlight further foreign investment opportunities in their respective countries.
The Hungarian Government published a full page paid advertisement in the British press on Monday, June 20th appealing to British voters in support of the UK's continued European Union membership. Britain will hold its referendum the future of its EU membership on Thursday, June 23rd.
Speaking from a ceremony at the new headquarters of Alcoa in the city of Székesfehérvár, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó revealed first quarter investment statistics indicate that the United States has become Hungary’s second largest source of investment, trailing only Germany.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán condemned the Orlando attacks and expressed his sympathies in a letter to President Barack Obama.
Hungarian President János Áder sent a letter to President Obama yesterday following the tragic attack that took place in Orlando on June 12th. President Áder expressed his deepest sympathies to the victims and their families and expressed Hungary’s readiness to contribute to common efforts to strengthen our security.
On Thursday, June 9th Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi presented Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Frank London with the Hungarian Order of Merit Knight’s Cross for his service as a cultural ambassador for Hungarian and Hungarian-Jewish music.