The Nordic-Baltic (NB8) and Visegrad (V4) Foreign Ministers met in Narva, Estonia on 6-7 March. They issued the following joint statement:
The Embassy of Hungary hosted Hungarian American blues musician Gábor Szűcs aka Little G. Weevil. The 2014 Blues Music Award Nominee Little G took the audience on a musical journey back in time to the Deep South, where blues music was born.
Hungary's interests concerning Ukraine have not changed: Hungary wants to see a democratic country which "stands on its own two feet", Prime Minister Orbán said in Brussels on Thursday, following a special EU summit on the situation in Ukraine.
Exports are a bright spot in Hungary’s economy, an important source of commerce and jobs. Nearly 90 percent of the country’s GDP has its home in the export sector, which is dominated by small and medium enterprises.
The Hungarian Embassy held a book launch for the recently published book The Holocaust in Hungary – Evolution of a Genocide, a source volume in the Documenting Life and Destruction series by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. One of the authors, László Csõsz, PhD Tziporah Wiesel Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a senior researcher at the Holocaust Memorial center, Budapest joined us at the Embassy to talk about the new book.
Prezi joined Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Verizon and others in supporting President Obama’s ConnectED initiative to help make the U. S. education system more tech savy.
The Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Countries are deeply concerned about the recent violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and the fact that the Russian parliament has authorized military action on Ukrainian soil against the wishes of the Ukrainian Government. This represents a serious escalation. We condemn all action threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and call on to decrease the tensions immediately through dialogue, in full respect of Ukrainian and international law and in line with the provisions of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum.
The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), made up of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of EU Member States, held an extraordinary meeting today to discuss the recent developments in Ukraine.
Hungary is fully committed to supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence and condemns the violation of its territorial integrity, Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi said on March 3.
The Foreign Ministers of the Visegrád Group and Bulgaria, Greece and Romania met in Budapest today in order to discuss issues of common interest to strengthen the cooperation between their countries and to exchange their views on current international developments, in particular the situation in Ukraine.