Szijjarto meets UN leaders in New York

Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto is meeting with United Nations leaders in New York on Saturday to discuss how the UN can contribute to bringing Russia and Ukraine to the negotiating table in the interest of peace.

Szijjarto: EU to impose gradual sanctions

European Union leaders have agreed to impose a "robust package of sanctions" in a gradual manner, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in connection with the Russian attack on Ukraine on Friday.

Kovacs: Disinformation published on ethnic Hungarians

"Totally unfounded lies and disinformation" have been published on the ethnic community of Transcarpathia, in southwest Ukraine, Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary for international communication and relations, said on social media.

Debrecen providing aid to refugees

The city council of Debrecen, in eastern Hungary, on Friday said it is partnering with the umbrella organisation of local charities, the Debreceni Karitativ Testulet, to provide aid to refugees fleeing Ukraine.