Between March 31st and April 1st Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and a delegation from the office of Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó joined 58 other Heads of States in Washington, DC to attend the 2016 Fourth bi-annual Nuclear Security Summit. Since the initiative was launched by President Obama, significant progress was achieved in reducing fissile material stockpiles and in increasing the security protocols of civilian nuclear facilities.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, who is in Washington, D.C. attending the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit as a member of the Hungarian delegation led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, held a series of meetings on political issues and energy cooperation. Other members of the delegation include Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták and Chief Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister József Czukor, Mr. Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in a statement late on Wednesday.
Hungary has received the Atoms for Peace Award for its measures taken for the total elimination of highly enriched uranium stocks. The prestigious international recognition was received by Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták at the Nuclear Industry Summit (NIS) in Washington, D.C. on 31 March 2016.
On Thursday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held negotiations with the vice presidents of General Electric and Google, both members of the US-Hungarian Business Council
On Thursday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is currently in Washington, DC, wrote to the family of Imre Kertész to express his condolences on the death of the Nobel Laureate.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said he was shocked to hear of the attacks in Brussels committed on Tuesday morning. He has expressed his condolences to the victims’ families and wishes quick recovery to those injured.
Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi announced to Hungarian News Agency MTI that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will attend the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on 31 March.
“The best instrument for guaranteeing Western Balkan stability, peace and development is the genuine possibility of Euro-Atlantic integration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest.
Hungary's Minister of the Interior Sándor Pintér, as well as Ambassadors Dr. Réka Szemerkényi and Colleen Bell took part in a signing ceremony in Budapest on March 7th between the National University of Public Service (NUPS) and Marymount University.
Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi reaches out to the Hungarian-American community as the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight approaches to announce commemorative events the Hungarian embassy will be organizing in honor of this year’s celebrations.