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September 12, 2016 10:24 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s statement on 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

On the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán offered his deepest sympathies and condolences to the family members of those affected by the attacks and reaffirmed Hungary's commitment to combatting international terrorism.

September 8, 2016 3:25 PM

Dana Holdings Corporation Plans New $51 Million Manufacturing Facility in Győr

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjártó announced on Thursday, September 8 that American automotive company Dana Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies will invest approximately $51 million (HUF 15 billion) in the construction of a new gear manufacturing plant Győr, Hungary that will create 200 additional Hungarian jobs. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2017 and is expected to finish by 2020.

September 7, 2016 5:09 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Receives "Person of the Year Award"

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was presented with the prestigious "Person of the Year" Award by the Prime Minister of Poland, Beata Szydło at the 26th Annual Economic Forum for his role in shaping central European policy.

September 6, 2016 2:14 PM

FM Péter Szijjártó Affirms Hungarian Commitment to a Stable Turkey, Integrated Balkans at EU Summit

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó attended an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers from September 1-2 in Bratislava. Speaking to MTI, Szijjártó reaffirmed Hungary's commitment to a stable Turkey without which European security could be jeopardized, inducing another wave of immigration.

September 2, 2016 3:50 PM

US-Hungarian Social Security Agreement Comes Into Effect

The Hungarian-U.S. social security agreement, signed by Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog and U.S. Ambassador to Budapest Colleen Bell on 3 February 2015, came into effect on 1 September 2016. The agreement will favorably affect many Hungarian and U.S. citizens.

September 1, 2016 2:45 PM

Hungary Offers Unconditional Support for Serbian EU Accession Talks

The stability of the Eastern Europe and the Balkan Region is both an issue of national and international security as well as one of national economic interest, said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó following talks with Serbian Minister for EU Integration Jadranka Joksimovic on Wednesday, August 31. Szijjártó added that Hungary unequivocally supports Serbia’s EU accession.

August 31, 2016 2:51 PM

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Proposes Four-Point Plan to Addresses Critical European Challenges

Speaking to the Hungarian News Agency MTI on Friday, August 26 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó highlighted a number of critical challenges and proposed four pragmatic goals to address the crises facing the European Union (EU).

August 31, 2016 12:48 PM

Foreign Minister Szijjártó Highlights Critical Importance of Visegrád Four Group

At a meeting in Budapest of Hungarian heads of foreign missions, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó highlighted the critical importance of the Visegrád Four (V4) and hailed cooperation between Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic as the most effective alliance in Europe.

August 31, 2016 9:48 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Holds Talks With Visegrád Four and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Hungarian, Slovak, Czech and Polish Prime Ministers were met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a summit of the Visegrád Four (V4) Warsaw on Friday, August 26, 2016. Speaking at a news conference ahead of the summit, Hungarian Prime Minister Prime Minister Viktor Orbán highlighted the necessity for the establishment of a common European army as well as EU policies designed to safeguard fiscal discipline, economic stability.


August 19, 2016 9:32 AM

President Obama and Secretary Kerry Send St. Stephen's Day Messages to Hungary

U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter to Hungarian President János Áder extending his congratulation August 20, Stephen's Day, to the people of Hungary on the anniversary of the founding of the Hungarian state. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry also offered his congratulations to the Hungarian people and reaffirmed the strength and vital importance of U.S.-Hungarian relations.