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February 26, 2016 10:50 AM

A politically and economically strong Ukraine is in Hungary’s interests

"If there exists a country that has an interest in Ukraine being strong from both a political and economic perspective and in there being peace throughout the country’s entire territory, then that country is most certainly Hungary,” Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday in Budapest.

February 26, 2016 10:42 AM

Vilmos Zsigmond - Hungary’s American hero

At a commemorative event for the recently deceased Academy Award-winner Vilmos Zsigmond at Budapest’s Vigadó Concert Hall on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the cinematographer had stayed true to what he always was: a Hungarian revolutionary, a loyal son of Hungary and “our American hero”.

February 26, 2016 10:25 AM

V4 recommends tighter cooperation between EU and Macedonia

“The Visegrád Group countries recommend that the European Union should develop tighter cooperation with Macedonia”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest following a meeting with his Macedonian counterpart.

February 16, 2016 3:13 PM

American-Hungarian Business Council Brings New Dimension to Bilateral Economic Relations

“Hungarian-American economic cooperation has entered a new dimension with the formation of the American-Hungarian Business Forum”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI after attending the founding meeting of the organisation in New York.

February 16, 2016 12:00 PM

Visegrád Group Adopts Joint Statement on Migration

Members of the Visegrád gathered in Prague on Monday, February 15th to exchange views on the ongoing European migration crisis.

February 16, 2016 10:56 AM

Visegrád Group Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Prague Summit

The Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Group gathered at an extraordinary summit in Prague on 15 February 2016 to mark the 25th anniversary of the group's founding.

February 16, 2016 10:42 AM

Budapest would like to strengthen Hungarian-American economic relations

Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó is holding talks this week in Texas seeking to strengthen US-Hungarian economic relations.

February 9, 2016 12:59 PM

Budapest Festival Orchestra to Perform in Washington

Conductor Iván Fischer, pianist Marc-André Hamelin and the Budapest Festival Orchestra will perform Monday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

February 8, 2016 1:36 PM

Free screenings of Son of Saul for secondary school students at the Uránia National Film Theatre

The Hungarian government is funding free screening of Hungarian Oscar nominee Son of Saul with over 10 million forints, announced Deputy State Secretary for Priority Social Affairs Csaba Latorcai from the Prime Minister’s Office.

December 14, 2015 4:33 PM

Screening of Son of Saul in Washington, D.C.

The Embassy of Hungary in collaboration with Sony Pictures Classic organized an avant-première screening of the Hungarian movie Son of Saul in the Naval Heritage Center in Washington.