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September 1, 2016 2:45 PM

Hungary Offers Unconditional Support for Serbian EU Accession Talks

The stability of the Eastern Europe and the Balkan Region is both an issue of national and international security as well as one of national economic interest, said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó following talks with Serbian Minister for EU Integration Jadranka Joksimovic on Wednesday, August 31. Szijjártó added that Hungary unequivocally supports Serbia’s EU accession.

August 31, 2016 2:51 PM

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Proposes Four-Point Plan to Addresses Critical European Challenges

Speaking to the Hungarian News Agency MTI on Friday, August 26 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó highlighted a number of critical challenges and proposed four pragmatic goals to address the crises facing the European Union (EU).

August 31, 2016 12:48 PM

Foreign Minister Szijjártó Highlights Critical Importance of Visegrád Four Group

At a meeting in Budapest of Hungarian heads of foreign missions, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó highlighted the critical importance of the Visegrád Four (V4) and hailed cooperation between Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic as the most effective alliance in Europe.

August 31, 2016 9:48 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Holds Talks With Visegrád Four and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Hungarian, Slovak, Czech and Polish Prime Ministers were met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a summit of the Visegrád Four (V4) Warsaw on Friday, August 26, 2016. Speaking at a news conference ahead of the summit, Hungarian Prime Minister Prime Minister Viktor Orbán highlighted the necessity for the establishment of a common European army as well as EU policies designed to safeguard fiscal discipline, economic stability.

August 19, 2016 9:32 AM

President Obama and Secretary Kerry Send St. Stephen's Day Messages to Hungary

U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter to Hungarian President János Áder extending his congratulation August 20, Stephen's Day, to the people of Hungary on the anniversary of the founding of the Hungarian state. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry also offered his congratulations to the Hungarian people and reaffirmed the strength and vital importance of U.S.-Hungarian relations.

July 29, 2016 11:49 AM

Mercedes Announces $1.1 Billion Investment in Hungary, Construction of New Car Manufacturing Plant

At a joint press conference in Budapest Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced Mercedes will build a new plant next to its existing factory in Kecskemét producing an additional 150 ,000 cars per year. Mercedes' $1.1 billion investment is projected to create 2,500 new jobs.

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.