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April 17, 2014 10:24 AM

Happy Easter!

The Consulate will be closed on April 21. Wishing everyone a happy holiday!

April 7, 2014 12:36 PM

Governing Fidesz Wins Clear Majority in Hungarian Elections

Hungary held Parliamentary elections on April 6th. The center right governing party of Fidesz and their Christian-democratic partner (KDNP) won a clear majority.

April 3, 2014 2:47 PM

Ambassador Szapáry visited Minnepaolis to inaugurate Csilla Grauzer as Honorary Consul

Ambassador Szapáry visited Minneapolis to open the Honorary Consulate. Csilla Grauzer will represent Hungary in the State of Minnesota as Honorary Consul. During his visit the Ambassador met the Hungarian community, visited the Minnesota Trade Office and the Immigration History Research Center.

April 3, 2014 1:10 PM

fDi 2014: Budapest is the most attractive destination for investment in Eastern Europe

In the latest ranking of fDi Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times Group, Budapest appears as the most attractive city for capital investment in Eastern Europe in 2014-2015

April 1, 2014 12:18 PM

Reminder to Voters - Do Not Forget Your Hungarian IDs

Emlékeztető! Felhívjuk a figyelmet, hogy a személyesen szavazóknak a szavazás előtt be kell mutatniuk ÉRVÉNYES magyar személyazonosító igazolványukat, vagy ÉRVÉNYES magyar útlevelüket, vagy ÉRVÉNYES magyar jogosítványukat

Please do not forget to bring your Hungarian IDs when voting in person. Acceptable forms of identification are the following: Hungarian photo ID card (személyazonosító igazolvány), a valid Hungarian passport or a valid Hungarian Driver’s Licence.

March 31, 2014 11:21 AM

Minister Martonyi: Hungary fully supports sanctions against Russia


The Hungarian Government will give its full support to any sanctions approved by the European Union against Russia in connection with the crisis in Ukraine, Foreign Minister János Martonyi said on CNN on Sunday.
Hungary's policies are in line with its European partners, János Martonyi stated on a programme in which he appeared with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt on international news channel CNN. The Hungarian Foreign Minister was asked why Hungary had expressed concern and even possible opposition to sanctions and whether this was in connection with Hungary's wide range of trade relations with Russia.

March 27, 2014 10:58 AM

Energy Special Envoy Anita Orbán Makes the Case for US LNG Exports in Washington

On a four day visit to Washington, Anita Orbán, Hungary’s Special Envoy for Energy Security made the case for US LNG exports to lawmakers and decision makers in the administration. Testifying in front of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, she argued that the US should seize the opportunity and act now on expediting LNG exports. Dr. Orbán also met with Congressional leaders and key Washington policy makers as well as think tank experts to provide the CEE allies’ perspective on the energy security aspect of the crisis in Ukraine.

March 21, 2014 6:04 PM

Ambassador Szapáry’s visit to Utah

At the invitation of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Ambassador Szapáry concluded a two day visit to Salt Lake City, Utah.

March 17, 2014 3:21 PM

Remembering March 15th

The Hungarian Embassy celebrated March 15th Hungary’s national day with our friends and members of the Hungarian Community in and around Washington D.C. Ambassador Szapáry also took part in the March 15th commemoration at the American University at the invitation of the organizers the American Hungarian Federation.

March 17, 2014 2:59 PM

Crimea Referendum Illegitimate


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary regards the referendum, held in breach of the Ukrainian Constitution in the Autonomous Crimean Republic on March 16, 2014, as illegitimate and unlawful.