Varga: Turkey ‘important strategic partner’

Turkey is among Hungary's important strategic partners, Mihaly Varga, the finance minister, said after signing a memorandum of understanding covering finance, the defence industry, energy and the fight against migration, "which serves to deepen steadily developing Hungarian-Turkish relations".

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William Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965, who knew how to spin a yarn, used to say that a story should have a beginning, a middle and an end – a trusty formula; none of that overly fancy stuff. John Franklin Bardin, crime writer, 1916-81, had his ...

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May industrial output down 5.2 percent

Hungarian industrial output in May dropped by an annual 5.2 percent based on unadjusted data, and by 4.9 percent according to working-day adjusted data, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) confirmed in its second estimate on Friday.

UNHCR counts on Hungary during its EU presidency

Hungary has assumed the EU rotating presidency "at a critical moment", as an estimated 120 million people worldwide have been "forcibly displaced as a result of persecution, conflict, violence and human rights violations", the UNHCR said in a statement after the organisation's Regional Director ...

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A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...