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April 21, 2017 11:20 AM

Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Condemns Paris Attack

In a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó condemned the attack on French police officers in Paris on Thursday, April 20 in the strongest possible terms.

April 19, 2017 11:45 AM

Hungary Strongly Condemns North Korea Missile Test

Hungary condemns the latest missile test by North Korea on April 16 in the strongest possible terms. The unsuccessful test represents a clear violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions and only further increases tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

April 13, 2017 4:14 PM

Adopted Parliamentary Legislation Does Not Necessarily Preclude the Continued Operation of CEU

Speaking to Kossuth Rádió on Thursday, April 12 State Secretary for Education of the Ministry of Human Capacities László Palkovics said that the recent legislative amendment affecting foreign universities with a presence in Hungary does not necessarily preclude the continued operation of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.

April 12, 2017 2:30 PM

Hungarian Government Welcomes US State Department Fact-Finding Mission

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó welcomed the announcement from the US State Department that a fact-finding delegation has been dispatched to Hungary to learn further details about the recent amendment of the Act on Higher Education and pledged to provide full cooperation and access to all requested information.

April 10, 2017 10:20 AM

PM Viktor Orbán, Hungary Condemn Coptic Christian Church Attacks in Egypt in Strongest Possible Terms

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the Government of Hungary strongly condemned the twin terror attacks at Coptic Christian Churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday, April 9 that killed 44 and injured hundreds more.

April 10, 2017 9:56 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Sends Letter of Condolence to Swedish Prime Minister Following Attack in Stockholm

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wrote a letter to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven offering his sympathies and condolences following the attack in Stockholm on Friday, April 7. Prime Minister Orbán expressed his deepest sorrow to the families of the victims and wished a swift recovery to those injured.

April 7, 2017 2:53 PM

Hungary Calls for Increased US-Russia Cooperation Following Syria Strike

Reacting to news of US strike launched overnight on a Syrian air base in Homs with 59 Tomahawk missiles. in response to the alleged use of Sarin gas by the Syrian government in Idlib Province earlier in the week, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó called renewed cooperation between the United States and Russia.

April 7, 2017 2:02 PM

Call for Applications: Andrássy National Security Fellowship in Washington, DC

The Center for European Policy Analysis, in collaboration with the Hungary Initiative Foundation, is currently accepting applications from qualified applications seeking for the Andrássy National Security Fellowship to begin in June 2017. The fellowship is a fully-funded six-month program aimed at developing Hungarian expertise on the United States and building long-term ties with the U.S. policy community through hands-on experience and analytical training in transatlantic policy issues.

April 6, 2017 12:33 PM

US Company Dana Technologies Announces $49 Million Investment in Hungary

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó and U.S.-based company Dana Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies jointly announced plans for an investment totaling $49 million that will significantly expand production in Hungary at a gear plant in the city of Győr on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Hungarian government has pledged $1 million in grants to the investment project.

April 6, 2017 11:06 AM

Hungary Strongly Condemns Latest Missile Test by North Korea

The Government of Hungary condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest missile test carried out on 5 April 2017 by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.