Szijjarto: Change needed in European migration, Africa policies
The European Union should pursue radically different policies on migration and Africa in order to prevent the emergence of more serious crises, the Hungarian foreign minister said in Brussel on Saturday.
Szijjarto calls on EU to take firmer action against terrorism
Peter Szijjarto, Hungary's foreign minister, has called on the European Union to declare the Houthis a terrorist organisation and to help the Yemeni government strengthen its coast guard.
Official: UN rapporteur asks Hungary to share policy of aiding persecuted Christians with rest of world
The United Nations' Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief has asked Hungary to share its experience with its policy of aiding persecuted Christians with the rest of the world, a foreign ministry official said on Friday.
Orbán: ‘Hungary’s money not to go to Ukraine’
The Hungarian government "has fought for and been given a guarantee" that funds due to Hungary "cannot be sent to Ukraine", Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video posted on Facebook on Thursday, adding that Hungary was not participating in the war, was ...
Szijjarto: World must do everything possible to prevent Middle East escalation
The international community must do everything possible to prevent the escalation of the armed conflict in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Beirut on Thursday, arguing that a war between Israel and Lebanon would mean a regional war.
Szijjarto: Lebanon needs support, not sanctions to prevent spread of conflict
Rather than "blackmailing" Lebanon and "threatening it with sanctions", the international community and the European Union should support it in order to prevent an escalation of the armed conflict in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Beirut on Thursday.
Government official: ‘Brussels striding blindly into armed conflict’
"Brussels is gripped by war fever and its leadership is striding blindly into armed conflict," the prime minister's political director said on Thursday, reacting to the EU's decision to grant 50 billion euros in aid to Ukraine.
Prison service denies press reports claiming ‘demeaning prison conditions’ for imprisoned Italian woman
Hungary's prison service directorate BVOP has firmly rejected media reports claiming "inhumane conditions" in a Budapest prison where an Italian woman is kept for alleged participation in organised armed attacks in Budapest last year.
Orbán meets farmers protesting in Brussels
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met farmers protesting in downtown Brussels on Wednesday, and said European leadership must heed the voice of the people more, the prime minister's press chief said. Earlier in the evening, Orbán had talks with Mateusz Morawiecki, the former Polish prime ...
Szalay-Bobrovniczky: International attention must be maintained to preserve western Balkans stability
"It is especially important in the current era of dangers that international attention is maintained in the Western Balkans in order to preserve stability, and Hungary continues to play a role in this," the defence minister said in Sarajevo on Tuesday after talks with ...