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July 21, 2016 2:26 PM

FM Szijjártó, Deputy Defense Minister Vargha Attend Counter-ISIL Summit in Washington, DC

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.

July 21, 2016 2:00 PM

Hungary, Szijjártó Pen New Investment Agreements with United States

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.

July 18, 2016 9:41 AM

Hungary Condemns Coup Attempt in Turkey

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó condemned the coup attempt in Turkey in the strongest possible terms on Sunday, July 17th.

July 15, 2016 10:11 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Calls Nice Attacks Shocking and Unacceptable, Offers Condolences to French President François Hollande

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.

July 11, 2016 10:24 AM

NATO Backs Hungarian Migration Initiative at 2016 Warsaw Summit

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.

July 8, 2016 2:12 PM

Hungarian Defense Spending Highlighted at NATO Summit in Warsaw

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.

July 5, 2016 11:23 AM

Hungary Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks in Dhaka and Bagdad

Hungary strongly condemns the terrorist attacks perpetrated over the weekend in both Dhaka and Baghdad as heinous acts of completely unjustifiable violence.

July 5, 2016 11:12 AM

Hungary Sets October 2nd Date for Vote on EU Migrant Quotas

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.

June 30, 2016 5:01 PM

IBM Announces $11.2 Million Expansion of IT Headquarters in Székesfehérvár

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).

June 29, 2016 5:22 PM

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjárto Condemns Istanbul Terror Attack In Strongest Possible Language

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.