Orban: Brexit should be 'fair' rather than 'punitive'
International 2016.12.13. 14:29
Hungary is interested in a "fair" Brexit rather than the process being "punitive", Prime Minister Viktor Orban said during talks with Michel Barnier, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, in Budapest on Tuesday.
The beautiful moon over Budapest
International 2016.11.15. 19:18
Take a look of the yesterday video of super moon over Budapest.
Simicsko calls for stepping up EU presence in key crisis areas
International 2016.11.15. 19:10
If Europe wishes to succeed in stopping illegal migration it must step up its presence in crisis regions that are a threat to the security of the continent, Hungary's defence minister said on Tuesday.
Hungarian police unit departs to help patrol Serbian-Bulgarian border
International 2016.10.24. 12:34
A new contingent of 20 Hungarian police officers left for Serbia on Monday to help their local colleagues patrol the country's border with Bulgaria.
Biden praises 1956 revolution, Hungarian democracy
International 2016.10.24. 12:18
US Vice President Joe Biden praised Hungary's anti-Soviet revolution of 1956 and Hungarian democracy in a letter sent to the Hungarian embassy in Washington, DC on Sunday.
US State Department concerned over press freedom in Hungary
International 2016.10.21. 16:14
The United States Department of State expressed concerns about press freedom in Hungary in a statement released on Thursday local time.
Szijjarto in London: Brexit will influence Hungary's growth path
International 2016.10.19. 16:29
The growth path of the Hungarian economy will be "fundamentally influenced by what kind of substantive agreement arises between the British government and the European Union regarding Britain's exit from the union," Peter Szijjarto, the minister for foreign affairs and trade, said on Wednesday during a visit to London.
Demonstration held against Nepszabadsag closure in Brussels
International 2016.10.19. 16:25
A demonstration was held in protest of the suspension of Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag's publication in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday.
Orban calls for migrant quotas to be taken off EU agenda
International 2016.10.07. 14:21
Mandatory migrant quotas need to be taken off the European Union's agenda for good, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after talks with his Slovak counterpart in Bratislava on Friday.
Hungary to contribute to ensuring water supplies in N Syria "safe area"
International 2016.10.06. 15:19
Hungary will contribute to securing water supplies in a "safe zone" planned to be established under a Turkish-led operation in northern Syria, the deputy prime minister said after talks in Ankara.
Szijjarto: Hungary to open EUR 5m preferential credit line for Afghanistan
International 2016.10.05. 14:53
Hungary will open a 5 million euro preferential long-term credit line with a low interest rate to support Afghanistan, the foreign minister announced on the sidelines of an international donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday.
Hungarian embassy in Washington DC launches film festival on 1956 revolution
International 2016.10.05. 13:44
The packed out screening of a documentary dubbed Journey Home marked the launch of a film festival at the Hungarian embassy in Washington, DC, in honour of the 1956 Hungarian revolution, late on Tuesday local time.
Szijjarto: Hungary-Netherlands ties 'friendly'
International 2016.10.04. 12:48
Ties between Hungary and the Netherlands are "friendly", and on such foundations it will be possible to build the European Union's future in related debates, Peter Szijjarto, Hungary's foreign minister, said on Tuesday after meeting Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders.
Lazar: Brussels wants to 'legalise illegal migration'
International 2016.09.29. 14:48
The European Commission aims to "legalise illegal migration", the government office chief said on Thursday.
Budapest enters twin city agreement with Sarajevo
International 2016.09.28. 15:47
The city of Budapest is entering a twin city agreement with Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, after a unanimous decision by the Budapest general assembly on Wednesday.
Szijjarto comments CETA, TTIP in talks with EU trade commissioner
International 2016.09.26. 16:23
Hungary's government will seek parliament's position on the subject of a free trade agreement with Canada (CETA) before deciding on whether to support it, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday after talks with Cecilia Malstrom, the European Union's trade commissioner.
UK to remain strong partner for Hungary after Brexit, says ambassador
International 2016.09.26. 16:14
Great Britain will continue to build relations with its European partners, among them Hungary, after Brexit, Iain Lindsay, the British ambassador to Hungary, told the Hungarian parliament's European affairs committee on Monday.
Autonomy Council for Carpathian Basin joins Hungary 'no' campaign
International 2016.09.24. 16:00
The Autonomy Council in the Carpathian Basin (KMAT) urged people to participate and vote "no" in Hungary's Oct. 2. referendum on EU migrant quotas, Laszlo Tokes, the re-elected head of the organisation said following KMAT's two-day session on Saturday.
Szijjarto at talks with Vietnamese, Egyptian counterparts
International 2016.09.23. 11:48
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto held talks on Thursday with his counterparts from Vietnam and Egypt on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.
Ader warns of looming water crisis at UN conference
International 2016.09.22. 15:22
Unless the world takes proper action within the next 15-20 years, it will be plunged into a water crisis, the Hungarian president said at a UN water management conference in New York on Wednesday.