Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto held talks with Ilze Brands Kheris, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights of the United Nations, in New York on Friday evening and told her that Hungary could not support Ukraine’s Transatlantic and European integration as long as ethnic Hungarian schools were “at risk” in the country.
Orbán holds interior affairs cabinet meeting on Saturday afternoon
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held a cabinet meeting to review interior affairs in his Budapest office after concluding a working visit to Belgrade on Saturday afternoon, his press chief told MTI.
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Great, greater, greatest .... The film “The Great Escape” from 1963 immortalised the break-out by 76 Allied prisoners-of-war from the supposedly escape-proof Stalag Luft III camp in Germany in March 1944. But greater than great, apparently, was “The Greatest Escape”, the most successful POW ...
MTVA: Jobbik loses lawsuit against MTI
Opposition Jobbik has lost a lawsuit against Hungarian public media, MTVA's press and marketing office said in a statement on Friday.
Hungary GDP at 77 percent of EU average
Hungarian GDP is 77 percent of the European Union average, up from 75 percent in 2022, the head of the prime minister's office said on Friday, adding that its performance belied the "crowing of leftist experts and the opinions of the central bank".
Szijjarto: Water challenges could trigger unmanageable migration crises
Unless the international community takes global challenges around water seriously, the world could face more international conflicts and unmanageable migration crises, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said, addressing the United Nations 2023 Water Conference in New York on Friday.
DK: Government, not sanctions causing inflation
Hungary's singularly high inflation is the result of government policies rather than EU sanctions against Russia, the deputy leader of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) said on Friday.
Bakondi: Migration pressure constant in winter
The pressure of migration remained constant during the winter period, and all arrivals, without exception, reached the borders with the help of people smugglers, the prime minister's chief domestic security advisor said on Friday.
Retvari: Family is basic value that must be preserved ‘at all cost’
Basic values such as the family must be preserved "at all costs", the state secretary at the interior ministry told a conference Christian Women for the Family on Friday.
Hungarian maestros delight audiences at Inclassica 2023 with works from multiple artists
Hungarian stars present music by Alexey Shor in Dubai
Hungary's classical music heritage was on full display at the 2023 InClassica International Music Festival, as dozens of the nation’s musicians travelled to Dubai across the course of the month-long event, delighting concert-goers gathered together from all over the world.
Official at UN Water Conference: Natural resources common heritage
The Hungarian government aims to maintain a liveable and clean country for future generations, the state secretary for environment affairs and the circular economy said at the UN 2023 Water Conference concluding in New York on Friday.
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Szijjarto: Hungary supporting least developed countries
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Hungarian drug trafficker arrested in Italy
A Hungarian drug dealer was arrested in Montemarciano, in Italy, on February 21, the official police website police.hu said on Monday.
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Fidesz MEP slams leftist opposition for thwarting proposal on Islamist terrorism
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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment
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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, ...