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July 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Hungary Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Maryland’s McDaniel College

(Annapolis, MD) – Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó signed on Friday, July 14 a Memorandum of Understanding with Maryland Secretary of Higher Education James D. Fielder, Jr. that will assure the uninterrupted operation of McDaniel College Budapest campus in the fall of 2017.

July 13, 2017 11:15 AM

Hungary Reacquires Second Half of Priceless Roman-Era Seuso Treasure

The Hungarian Government announced on July 12 at a presentation ceremony that it succeeded in arranging for the return of the seven remaining pieces of the Sueso Treasure, a Roman-era silver collection believed to have been smuggled out of Hungary in the 1980s.

July 10, 2017 4:15 PM

PM Viktor Orbán Holds Talks with Central European States, Urges Integration of Western Balkans into EU

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met with foreign ministers of the Visegrád Group (V4) as well as delegations from Austria, Croatia, and Slovenia at the Parliament Building in Budapest on Monday, July 10. The meeting of Central European partners was the first since Hungary assumed the rotating presidency of the V4 on July 1.

July 10, 2017 3:19 PM

Budapest's Ferenc Liszt Airport Celebrates Relaunch of Direct Flights to New York and Chicago

Following months of anticipation and collaboration between Hungary, the United States, and third party carriers, Polish airline LOT announced on Friday, July 7 that it will re-launch non-stop service from Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Chicago O’Hare and New York JFK as soon as May 2018.

July 4, 2017 9:40 AM

Hungary Strongly Condemns North Korea’s Latest Ballistic Missile Test

The Government of Hungary condemns in the strongest terms the ballistic missile test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on July 4, 2017.

July 1, 2017 11:17 AM

Hungary Has Vested Interest in Normalization of US-Russian Relations

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó urged the United States and Russia to take tangible steps to normalize relations following a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.

June 28, 2017 3:52 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga Meets With Representatives From the US-Hungary Business Council

Hungarian Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga met with a delegation from the US-Hungary Business Council (USHBC) in Budapest from June 27-28 to facilitate more active dialogue between the Government of Hungary and the US business community. In total, 10 large US corporations sent representatives to Hungary as part of the USHBC delegation.

June 26, 2017 12:16 PM

PM Orbán Hails ‘Historic’ Plan for Joint European Military Force

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended a two-day long summit of the European Council in Brussels on June 22-23 where European leaders agreed to strengthen the EU’s defensive capabilities in a move that would eventually pave the way for a common European military force.

June 22, 2017 3:40 PM

Hungary Set to Ascend to Rotating Presidency of Visegrád Group

On Monday, June 19, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán delivered a speech at a ceremony in Warsaw, Poland ahead of Hungary’s ascendency to the rotating presidency of the Visegrád Group beginning on July 1, 2017.

June 22, 2017 12:20 PM

Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog Corresponds With US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Amendment to Act on Higher Education

In a letter addressed to US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog thanked Secretary DeVos for her acknowledgment of the amendment to Hungary’s Act on Higher Education and for once again clarifying that individual US states have the right to enter into direct negotiations with the Hungarian government.