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September 27, 2016 4:27 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Says No Apparent Connection Between Teréz Boulevard Explosion and the Migration Crisis

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.”

September 27, 2016 4:20 PM

VIP Gala Dinner at Andrew W. Mellon Hall to Commemorate 1956 Hungarian Revolution

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.

September 23, 2016 2:24 PM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Hosts Hungarian Experts from the IMF and World Bank in Anticipation of 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Revolution

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.

September 22, 2016 9:24 AM

Levélszavazatok gyűjtése a Nagykövetségen

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.

September 19, 2016 3:11 PM

Hungarian Economic Performance Showcased at V4 Chamber of Commerce Forum

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.

September 19, 2016 2:39 PM

Hungary to Put Forward Six-Point Proposal at UN General Assembly in New York

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.

September 19, 2016 12:31 PM

S&P Upgrades Hungary's Credit Rating to 'Investment Grade'

Standard and Poor’s announced on Friday, September 16 its decision to upgrade Hungary’s credit rating to investment grade status in light of the country’s recent economic performance. Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga called the decision another indication of the successful transformation of the Hungarian economy.

September 15, 2016 11:56 AM

State Minister Levente Magyar Holds Talks with Jewish-American Organizations in New York

Hungarian State Minister for Foreign Affairs Levente Magyar held trade talks with a number of American corporations as well as met with the heads of various Jewish-American organizations on his recent visit to New York from September 12-15.

September 14, 2016 6:35 PM

Four Hungarian Tech Companies Attend Major Startup Conference in San Francisco

TechCrunch Disrupt, one of the largest and most important tech startup conferences in the United States, opened its doors earlier this week in San Francisco. For the first time ever, four different Hungarian tech startups were invited to the conference, showcasing the best of Hungarian technology and innovation. Each of the four companies – Shapr3D, SignAll, NowTechnologies and ClipDis – will have the opportunity to meet with potential investors and break into the American market.

September 14, 2016 6:22 PM

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Says Attacks Against Hungary Severely Worsen European Crisis

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó rebuked comments made by Luxembourgian Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn and European Parliament President Martin Schultz about Hungary as both inappropriate and further constributing to the worsening of the European crisis.