Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s closing speech at the conference held to mark the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Fundamental Law of Hungary on 25 April 2016, in Budapest
“The next UN Secretary-General should come from Central-Eastern Europe and it would be useful if the next leader of the international organisation came from within the Western Balkan region”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest at a press conference following his meeting with Montenegrin Foreign Minister and candidate for United Nations Secretary-General Igor Lukšić.
Hungary strongly condemns the appalling attack in Lahore on 27 March 2016 targeting the local Christian community celebrating a religious holiday.
Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim have invited H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary to serve as a member of the High-level Panel on Water in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Accepting the kind invitation, President Áder has expressed his commitment to contribute to the joint efforts of the Panel.
The international conference will be held between 8 and 10 March 2016 in Hungary, with the participation of governments, the private sector and the academia.
The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the missile launch carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as yet another step in a line of provocations that severely endanger the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula and the wider region.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade firmly condemns the terrorist attack carried out on 15th January, 2016 in Burkina Faso, causing the death of 29 people.
The Government of Hungary has learnt with great concern and dismay of this morning’s bomb blasts in the centre of Jakarta. Hungary condemns all mindless acts of terrorism committed under the guise of religious or political ideologies, which are taking place in an increasing number of regions around the world. These attacks are indiscriminate and target innocent victims irrespective of religious background or nationality.
The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, carried out on January 6. By this act the DPRK has gravely violated relevant UN Security Council resolutions, undermined the inter-Korea dialogue and posed a serious threat to the security and stability of the region.
Hungary welcomes the political agreement to set up a national unity government in Libya, which could be instrumental in resolving the situation in that country, the Hungarian foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday.