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July 5, 2016 11:12 AM

Hungary Sets October 2nd Date for Vote on EU Migrant Quotas

Hungarian President János Áder officially set October 2nd as the date for Hungary's national referendum on the EU’s mandatory relocation of non-Hungarian citizens to Hungary.

June 30, 2016 5:01 PM

IBM Announces $11.2 Million Expansion of IT Headquarters in Székesfehérvár

IBM announced plans to enlarge its IT service headquarters in Székesfehérvár with total investment worth an estimated at $11.2 million (HUF 3.2 billion).

June 29, 2016 5:22 PM

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjárto Condemns Istanbul Terror Attack In Strongest Possible Language

Speaking from Ferencz Liszt International Airport in Budapest on Wednesday morning, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó strongly condemned the suicide attacks that killed 41 and injured 239 at Istanbul's Attaturk airport on Tuesday, June 28th.

June 27, 2016 2:21 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Holds Talks with Members of the US-Hungary Business Council

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Foreign Minister Péter Szijjárto held talks with members of the US-Hungary Business Council (USHBC) on Friday, June 24th as Hungary and the United States both looked to encourage and highlight further foreign investment opportunities in their respective countries.

June 22, 2016 10:19 AM

Hungary Weighs in on Brexit, Campaigns for ‘In’

The Hungarian Government published a full page paid advertisement in the British press on Monday, June 20th appealing to British voters in support of the UK's continued European Union membership. Britain will hold its referendum the future of its EU membership on Thursday, June 23rd.

June 16, 2016 11:20 AM

First Quarter Statistics Confirm United States the Second Largest Investor in Hungary

Speaking from a ceremony at the new headquarters of Alcoa in the city of Székesfehérvár, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó revealed first quarter investment statistics indicate that the United States has become Hungary’s second largest source of investment, trailing only Germany.

June 15, 2016 4:57 PM

Prime Minister Orbán Sends Letter to President Obama Expressing Solidarity Over Orlando Attack

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán condemned the Orlando attacks and expressed his sympathies in a letter to President Barack Obama.

June 13, 2016 11:19 AM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Presents Frank London with Hungarian Order of Merit Knight’s Cross

On Thursday, June 9th Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi presented Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Frank London with the Hungarian Order of Merit Knight’s Cross for his service as a cultural ambassador for Hungarian and Hungarian-Jewish music.

June 13, 2016 9:55 AM

Hungarian President Áder Offers Sympathies to the Victims of Orlando Attack in Letter to President Obama

Hungarian President János Áder sent a letter to President Obama yesterday following the tragic attack that took place in Orlando on June 12th. President Áder expressed his deepest sympathies to the victims and their families and expressed Hungary’s readiness to contribute to common efforts to strengthen our security.

June 6, 2016 4:52 PM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Meets with Senior Leaders of the American Jewish Committee

Hungarian Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi met with senior members of the American Jewish Committee on Sunday, June 5th to speak about such topics as Hungarian-Israeli bilateral relations, the post-1990 renaissance of Jewish culture throughout Budapest and Hungary. The friendly but open conversation also addressed the continued global fight against anti-Semitismas well as a variety of other issues.