Hundreds of people gathered together early in the evening on Saturday outside the French Institute in Budapest, at the commemoration held in tribute to the victims of the Friday attacks in Paris.
The Embassy of Hungary held a commemorative reception in honor of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The event was attended by members of the Hungarian Parliament, the diplomatic community, Congressmen, Hungarian-Americans and other friends of Hungary.
At a wreath-laying ceremony held at Bem Square in Budapest in commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and fight for independence, Minister of State for Government Communication Bence Tuzson placed a wreath in representation of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Following the passing away of former President Árpád Göncz a book of condolences has been opened at the Embassy.
The Government offers its sincere condolences and sympathy to the family of Árpád Göncz, who passed away today.
Europe will not be able to carry the burdens of migration alone, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated in New York on Wednesday, urging the UN Secretary General to initiate talks on the global distribution of burdens and the setting up of a global quota system.
In an interview with leading American daily The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán warned that the migration crisis is threatening Europe’s stability.
In Washington on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held discussions with Annette Lantos –widow of the American politician of Hungarian descent Tom Lantos – and their daughter Katrina Lantos Swett, co-chair of the Executive Committee of the Tom Lantos Institute.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed words of appreciation to Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) for his efforts made with a view to helping Jewish communities in Hungary.
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