Claim government ending cooperation with Rosatom ‘a lie’, minister says
The claim that Hungary's government is withdrawing from cooperation with Russia's Rosatom on the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant "is a lie", Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Tuesday, emphasising that the increased role of France's Framatome in the project concerned only ...
Hungary sending aid to earthquake-hit Syria
The Hungarian government is sending 47 tonnes of aid to victims of the February earthquake in Syria, the foreign minister said on Tuesday.
Strong winds uproot trees, damage power lines across Hungary
Gale-force winds blowing across Hungary have brought down trees, broken tree branches and damaged power lines in numerous parts of the country, the national disaster management authority (OKF) said on Monday.
Parliamentary committee supports nomination of 2 new central bank policymakers
Parliament's economy committee have given their support for the nomination of Zoltan Kovacs and Eva Buza as external members of the rate-setting Monetary Council of Hungary's central bank (NBH).
State auditor: Report delayed on suspicion of illegal campaign financing
Hungary's state auditor has had to delay its report on the campaign financing of parliamentary parties owing to doubts over the legality of receipts and other documentation connected with the opposition formation Everybody's Hungary Movement (MMM).
LMP accuses government of concealing essential information on battery plants
The head of parliament's sustainable development committee, an opposition LMP lawmaker, said on Monday that the government had "systematically concealed all essential information about battery plants and openly threatened anyone who talks about the reality".
Ministry: Hungary-Georgia agriculture ties on the upswing
Istvan Nagy, the minister of agriculture, highlighted the opportunities in agricultural cooperation between Hungary and Georgia, after meeting Tamara Liluashvili, Georgia's ambassador to Hungary, on Monday.
LMP to hold demo against rejection of party’s referendum bid on battery plants
Opposition LMP will hold a demonstration against a recent decision by the National Election Committee (NVB) rejecting the party's referendum initiative on requiring the consent of local communities before building battery plants, Krisztina Hohn, the welfare spokeswoman of the party said on Sunday.
Parbeszed changes name to Parbeszed-Greens
The opposition Parbeszed will change its name to Parbeszed-Greens and Benedek Javor will head the party's list at the European Parliamentary elections, its co-leaders said on Sunday announcing decisions made at a party congress on the previous day.
Szijjarto: Hungary not to support Ukraine’s integration as long as Hungarian schools at risk
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 ...