Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó spoke at an event co-organized by the Embassy of Hungary at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to kick off the Embassy of Hungary's six-week long program of events honoring the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight and also attended the 8th Annual CEPA Forum at the Willard InterContinental on his visit to Washington, DC between September 27-28.
The United States and Hungary participated in a live-fire, joint military exercise on Wednesday, September 27 in Veszprém, Hungary capping off weeks of training between the US Army and the Hungarian Defense Force.
In a speech delievered at the General Debate of the the 71st Annual Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto announced Hungary's nomination for membership of the UN Human Rights Council.
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó sat down for a one-on-one interview with CNN to speak on the topic of migration and the upcoming October migration referendum.
In an interview on Hungarian television channel M1 on Tuesday, September 27, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that “There is no indication that the explosion on Teréz Boulevard [in central Budapest] on Saturday evening is in any way linked to the migration crisis.”
On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the Embassy of Hungary will host a VIP Gala Dinner at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The Gala Dinner will be the Embassy's keynote event of a series of programs to take place throughout the months of October and November in honor of the anniversary of the Freedom Fight.
On Thursday, September 15, Hungarian Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi hosted Hungarian experts from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund at her residence. The event was aimed at strengthening ties with Hungarians working in international organizations as well as to provide an update about the latest developments concerning Hungarian-American bilateral relations.
A Washingtoni Nagykövetség felhívja a Tisztelt Választópolgárok figyelmét, hogy levélszavazataikat szeptember 19-től kezdődően október 1-jéig minden munkanapon 9.00-16.00 óra között a Nagykövetségen található levélszavazat gyűjtő urnába helyezhetik. A népszavazás napján október 1-jén 6.00-19.00 óráig várjuk a levélszavazatokat.
Hungarian Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs László Szabó hailed the joint economic successes of Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary at a Visegrád 4 Chamber of Commerce Forum on Friday, September 16.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Monday, September 19 that Hungary will put forth a Six-Point proposal aimed at tackling the current migration crisis at the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.