Hungary’s Defense Minister Csaba Hende arrived in Ohio on May 16 for a joint celebration marking the 20th anniversary of the strategic partnership between the Hungarian Defence Forces and the Ohio National Guard.
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign affairs of Hungary
The political directors of the Visegrád Four countries were in Washington D.C. on May 14-15 for consultations with their counterparts at the State Department. The V4 formation has proven to be a valuable asset in advancing transatlantic ties. All countries from the region share common values with the US and have a particularly strong security cooperation with the United States.
A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the military to military cooperation between the Hungarian Defense Forces and the Ohio National Guard was held on May 15 in the United States Congress.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew unveiled the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Gold Medal on May 9 at the U.S. Treasury Cash Room in Washington. Below is the speech delivered by Secretary Lew.
Three new co-chairs of the Hungarian Congressional Caucus will reinvigorate Hungary's Congressional efforts on the Hill. Press Release.
Starting from 10 AM on May 9th the Hungarian Embassy welcomes all visitors to an interactive and family-friendly open house for everyone to enjoy.
In his closing address today to the Plenary Assembly in Budapest, World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder apologized for his previous comments about Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, saying that the prime minister had indeed said that Jobbik poses a threat to democracy, violates human rights and that the prime minister has taken a clear stand against the far-right party.
Budapest, 5th May 2013
The 14th General Assembly of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) will take place in Budapest between 5-7 May. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed in his letter to President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder that it is an honour for Hungary to host the event. Numerous high-ranking governmental officials will participate and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will address the opening ceremony.