On Wednesday, US automotive components manufacturer Delphi inaugurated its 8000 square meter new production hall, which will double the company’s Tatabánya unit’s production and will create a hundred new jobs. The expansion is worth HUF 3.4 billion (EUR 11.3 million) of which HUF 686 million (EUR 2.3 million) was provided from non-repayable Hungarian and EU funds.
The Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia emphasize the importance of developing strong ties between the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries, which is essential for stability and prosperity on the European continent. The Ministers express their appreciation of the determination of those Eastern Partnership countries – Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – which, despite some internal challenges, are progressing in the process of implementing political, social and economic reforms. The pace of reforms determines the intensity of cooperation, therefore partners most engaged in reforms benefit more from their relationship with the EU, in line with the “more for more” principle. They welcome the European choice and aspirations of these countries.
Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics spoke at the opening of the conference entitled "Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe" organised by the Tom Lantos Institute in the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest. Speakers of the event also include Israeli Minister of Finance Yair Lapid, widow of the late Congressman Tom Lantos Mrs Annette Lantos and Minister of State Zsolt Németh from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Hungary welcomes the UN Security Council’s binding and enforceable resolution that demands the rapid and controllable eradication of Syria’s chemical weapons, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. The resolution was approved unanimously on Friday.
Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog addressed the opening ceremony of the 10th Autism-Europe International Congress in Budapest on Wednesday, where he spoke about the state’s task to create appropriate conditions for treating autism and enabling people with autism to live a full life in society.
Hungary has inaugurated a new Honorary Consul in the United States. The new Honorary Consul of Hungary for the state of Connecticut Christopher Ball is director of the Central European Institute and István Széchenyi Chair in International Economics at Quinnipac University.
Ambassador Szapáry hosted an informal dinner for his V4 and Baltic 3 colleagues to discuss pertinent issues of transatlantic relations.
The Hungarian government is committed to further increasing and strengthening Hungary’s honorary consular corps, Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi said in Gödöllő September 16, 2013.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary welcomes the recent agreement between the US and Russia concerning the elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons, the Ministry announced it in a statement September 14, 2013.
The United States and Hungary in full agreement over Syria as political director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concluded a two-day visit to Washington on 12- 13 September.