Orbán: Balkans ‘next big opportunity’ for EU
The Balkans are likely to present "the next big opportunity" for the European Union, and the region could become the bloc's next economic motor, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday, addressing the Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of the Visegrad Group and south-eastern ...
Hungary committed to fighting anti-Semitism, minister says
Szijjarto urges continued normalisation of Israeli-Arab ties
Israel should continue normalising its relations with the Arab world based on mutual advantage, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in New York on Thursday, adding that this would be beneficial to the security of Hungary and central Europe as a whole.
Kover: Visegrad Group ‘can be proud of its achievements’
The Visegrad Group cooperation has become a success story over the past 30 years, and its members -- Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland -- can be proud of their achievements, Speaker of Parliament Laszlo Kover said in his opening address to a ...
Szijjarto: Afghanistan situation threatening with new migration wave
The situation in Afghanistan is threatening to trigger a new wave of illegal mass migration, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in New York late on Monday, adding that "the foreign ministers of European Union countries do not seem to have grasped the full scope ...
Austria Chancellor calls for ‘more fairness’ for Hungary, Poland in EU
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for "more fairness" for Hungary and Poland in the debates on the rule of law in the European Union.
Szijjarto: Senator Romney launched ‘harsh attack against democracy, press freedom’
The Hungarian foreign minister said in a post on Sunday that US senator Mitt Romney had launched "a harsh attack against press freedom and democracy".
Hungary donates 20 ventilators to Moldova
Upon the NATO secretary-general's request Hungary has donated 20 ventilators to Moldova to enhance that country's resilience to the coronavirus pandemic, Peter Szijjarto, Hungary's minister of foreign affairs and trade, said in Chisinau on Friday.
Szijjarto accuses Swedish PM of ‘lying’ about situation in Hungary
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Thursday accused Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven of "lying" about the situation in Hungary.
Fidesz official: Hungarian people to decide on child protection in vote, not Brussels
Justice minister: EU cannot dictate how Hungarians should educate their children
The European Union cannot dictate how Hungarians should educate their children, according to EU treaties and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Thursday.
Ader discusses migration, public debt with Italian counterpart
President Janos Ader discussed ways to handle migration at a meeting with Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella on Thursday. They were in agreement that handling migration should not be exclusively a European Union task.