Tájékoztató a magyar választásokkal kapcsolatban -- Information note on elections
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary follows with deep concern the crisis in Ukraine, which resulted in lethal casualties again on Tuesday, and which threatens to destabilize the country. We express our condolences to the families of the victims.
The Prime Minister called cooperation between General Electrics and Hungary a success story which is helped significantly by talent, commitment and dedication of the company's Hungarian employees.
Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America M. André Goodfriend and Minister of State for Taxation and Financial Affairs Gábor Orbán signed an agreement today between the governments of Hungary and the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met with a Congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain of Arizona. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Chris Murphy of Connecticut as well as Congressmen Bill Keating of Massachusetts, Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, Mike Pompeo of Kansas, and Ted Deutch of Florida formed part of the delegation visiting Budapest.
Foreign Minister János Martonyi met Hoyt Brian Yee, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.
The Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia issued a joint statement regarding the currents event in Ukraine.
Marianne Szegedy-Maszák was the guest of our Embassy on January 23. She introduced her new book and talked about her fascinating family story intricately linked to Hungarian history.
János Lázár, Minister of State heading the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary and President of the International Commission of the Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Year 2014 gave a speech at UNESCO for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Please read the full text of his speech below.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp was liberated on 27th January 1945 by troops of the First Ukrainian Front. The United Nations Organization declared this day International Holocaust Remembrance Day.