US Ambassador: US sanctions over 50 people, institutions

The United States has announced sanctions on more than 50 people and entities "in order to curb Russia's and sanctioned Russian persons' access to the international financial system through the use of financial facilitators," David Pressman, the US Ambassador to Hungary, said on Wednesday.

Lazar meets Romanian development minister in Budapest

The government is making strenuous efforts to boost economic ties with Romania, Janos Lazar, the minister of construction and transport, said after talks in Budapest on Thursday with Attila Cseke, Romania's development and public works minister.