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March 22, 2017 3:44 PM

Hungary Pledges Increased Cooperation and Military Participation in Global Fight Against Terrorism in Washington, DC

Speaking during the Plenary Session of the Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS in Washington, DC on March 22, 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó pledged increased Hungarian military participation in the global fight against terrorism. Chaired by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Foreign and Defense Ministers from 66 countries and representatives from two international organizations attended the one-day conference at the State Department in Washington, DC.

February 27, 2017 11:32 AM

US President Donald Trump Sends Letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

On Friday, February 24, President of the United States Donald Trump sent a letter to Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán thanking him for his message of congratulations following the President’s inauguration on January 20.

February 27, 2017 11:19 AM

Hungary’s “Sing” Takes Home Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

Hungarian short film "Sing" (“Mindenki” in Hungarian), directed by Kristóf Deák, took home the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film at the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, 26 February. The 25-minute film is the first Hungarian-produced film to win an Oscar in the category of Best Live Action Short and marks consecutive years that a Hungarian film has taken home an Academy Award, following in the footsteps of László Nemes’ "Son of Saul".

February 21, 2017 3:24 PM

FM Péter Szijjártó: European Security Challenges Cannot Be Solved Without US-Russia Cooperation

In a statement prior to the UN Security Council Meeting on European conflict on Monday, February 20, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó underlined hat the security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia.

February 13, 2017 11:24 AM

Hungarian Government Condemns North Korean Missile Test

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó strongly condemned the missile test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on February 12 in the strongest terms and urged regional partners in Asia to expand and strictly enforce the sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang.

February 13, 2017 11:02 AM

BlackRock to Establish Innovation Center in Budapest Adding 500 New Jobs

US company and world’s largest fund manager BlackRock announced plans to establish an innovation center in Budapest that will create and additional 500 high-added-value new jobs.

February 6, 2017 4:12 PM

PM Viktor Orbán: US Has Right to Determine Its Own Border Policy

Addressing US President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order to temporarily suspending the entry of citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that he was “surprised to observe the neurotic reactions criticizing the decision of the United States.”

February 2, 2017 4:31 PM

Employment Opportunities at the Embassy of Hungary

The Embassy of Hungary to the United Stated in Washington, D.C. is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Assistant to the Press, Information and Public Affairs Attaché and Assistant to the Economic and Trade Attaché.

February 2, 2017 3:27 PM

Minister for Human Capacities Zoltán Balog, Members of Parliament Attend National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC

Together with five members of Parliament, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog headlined the Hungarian delegation that attended the 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC on Thursday, February 2nd. Hungarian Members of Parliament included: Dr. Tamás Lukács; Dr. Imre Vejkey; István Bebes; Dr. János Harmatta; and, László Teleki.

February 1, 2017 5:30 PM

Hungary Condemns Attack on Islamic Cultural Center in Québec, Canada

The Government of Hungary was shocked to hear of the shooting at an Islamic cultural center in Quebec on Sunday, January 30, and strongly condemns the religiously motivated attack that left six dead and many others wounded.