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April 12, 2017 2:30 PM

Hungarian Government Welcomes US State Department Fact-Finding Mission

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó welcomed the announcement from the US State Department that a fact-finding delegation has been dispatched to Hungary to learn further details about the recent amendment of the Act on Higher Education and pledged to provide full cooperation and access to all requested information.

April 10, 2017 10:20 AM

PM Viktor Orbán, Hungary Condemn Coptic Christian Church Attacks in Egypt in Strongest Possible Terms

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the Government of Hungary strongly condemned the twin terror attacks at Coptic Christian Churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday, April 9 that killed 44 and injured hundreds more.

April 10, 2017 9:56 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Sends Letter of Condolence to Swedish Prime Minister Following Attack in Stockholm

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wrote a letter to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven offering his sympathies and condolences following the attack in Stockholm on Friday, April 7. Prime Minister Orbán expressed his deepest sorrow to the families of the victims and wished a swift recovery to those injured.

April 7, 2017 2:53 PM

Hungary Calls for Increased US-Russia Cooperation Following Syria Strike

Reacting to news of US strike launched overnight on a Syrian air base in Homs with 59 Tomahawk missiles. in response to the alleged use of Sarin gas by the Syrian government in Idlib Province earlier in the week, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó called renewed cooperation between the United States and Russia.

April 7, 2017 2:02 PM

Call for Applications: Andrássy National Security Fellowship in Washington, DC

The Center for European Policy Analysis, in collaboration with the Hungary Initiative Foundation, is currently accepting applications from qualified applications seeking for the Andrássy National Security Fellowship to begin in June 2017. The fellowship is a fully-funded six-month program aimed at developing Hungarian expertise on the United States and building long-term ties with the U.S. policy community through hands-on experience and analytical training in transatlantic policy issues.

April 6, 2017 12:33 PM

US Company Dana Technologies Announces $49 Million Investment in Hungary

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó and U.S.-based company Dana Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies jointly announced plans for an investment totaling $49 million that will significantly expand production in Hungary at a gear plant in the city of Győr on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Hungarian government has pledged $1 million in grants to the investment project.

April 6, 2017 11:06 AM

Hungary Strongly Condemns Latest Missile Test by North Korea

The Government of Hungary condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest missile test carried out on 5 April 2017 by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

April 4, 2017 12:54 PM

Hungarian Parliamentary Legislation Does Not Target Central European University

The Central European University (Közép-európai Egyetem) is not and has never been the subject or specific target of the legislative amendment adopted by Hungarian Parliament today and, contrary to intentionally disseminated misleading information, the CEU will be able to continue its operation as soon as an international agreement has been reached.

April 3, 2017 4:32 PM

PM Orbán, Hungary Seek Dialogue on Legislation Affecting Central European University

Speaking from the Parliament Building in Budapest on Monday, April 3, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was asked about the proposed legislative amendment affecting foreign universities and told reporters that “the Hungarian Cabinet and the Government of the United States of America will sit down to negotiate the matter of the Central European University.”

April 3, 2017 11:05 AM

Hungary Joins United States in Pushing for Greater NATO Role in Combating Terrorism

Speaking to reporters following the meeting of NATO ministers in Brussels on Saturday, April 1st, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared Hungary’s formal backing of the American proposal that NATO should formally join the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS.