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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.

March 31, 2017 1:51 PM

Response of the Government of Hungary to the Press Statement of the Department of State of the United States of America

The Government of Hungary found it with surprise that the Department of State of the United States released a press statement that is based on factual errors.

March 28, 2017 2:45 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Signs Declaration on the Future of the EU on 60th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the leaders of 27 EU Member gathered in Rome on Saturday, March 25 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Rome Declaration and the founding of the forerunner of the EU.

March 24, 2017 11:21 AM

Secretary-General Thanks Prime Minister Orbán, Hungary for Commitment to NATO

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán welcomed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Budapest on Thursday, March 23 for talks on the current trans-Atlantic security apparatus and enlargement of NATO and the European Union.

March 22, 2017 3:44 PM

Hungary Pledges Increased Cooperation and Military Participation in Global Fight Against Terrorism in Washington, DC

Speaking during the Plenary Session of the Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS in Washington, DC on March 22, 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó pledged increased Hungarian military participation in the global fight against terrorism. Chaired by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Foreign and Defense Ministers from 66 countries and representatives from two international organizations attended the one-day conference at the State Department in Washington, DC.

February 27, 2017 11:32 AM

US President Donald Trump Sends Letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

On Friday, February 24, President of the United States Donald Trump sent a letter to Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán thanking him for his message of congratulations following the President’s inauguration on January 20.

February 27, 2017 11:19 AM

Hungary’s “Sing” Takes Home Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

Hungarian short film "Sing" (“Mindenki” in Hungarian), directed by Kristóf Deák, took home the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film at the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, 26 February. The 25-minute film is the first Hungarian-produced film to win an Oscar in the category of Best Live Action Short and marks consecutive years that a Hungarian film has taken home an Academy Award, following in the footsteps of László Nemes’ "Son of Saul".

February 21, 2017 3:24 PM

FM Péter Szijjártó: European Security Challenges Cannot Be Solved Without US-Russia Cooperation

In a statement prior to the UN Security Council Meeting on European conflict on Monday, February 20, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó underlined hat the security challenges threatening Europe cannot be solved without cooperation between the United States and Russia.

February 13, 2017 11:24 AM

Hungarian Government Condemns North Korean Missile Test

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó strongly condemned the missile test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on February 12 in the strongest terms and urged regional partners in Asia to expand and strictly enforce the sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang.

February 13, 2017 11:02 AM

BlackRock to Establish Innovation Center in Budapest Adding 500 New Jobs

US company and world’s largest fund manager BlackRock announced plans to establish an innovation center in Budapest that will create and additional 500 high-added-value new jobs.