Prime Minister Viktor Orbán - Photo: PMO

Orbán meets Armenian president in Budapest

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Armenian President Vahagn Khachaturyan in his office in Budapest on Wednesday, and pledged to further strengthen diplomatic ties between the countries, the PM's press chief said.

Orbán said the relations between Hungary and Armenia were strong and based on mutual respect, Bertalan Havasi said.

“Hungarians value Armenia’s cultural and Christian traditions. It is time we stepped up diplomatic relations too,” Orbán said.

At the talks, Orbán an Khachaturyan said economic cooperation was expected to develop apace in the coming period, especially in the areas of energy and tourism.

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