Lebanon “is making superhuman efforts” in providing care for the 2 million refugees living in its territory, and in order for Lebanon to be able to continue these efforts, it needs immediate financial support, Péter Szijjártó said after he had talks with the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the House and the Foreign Minister of the Middle-East country.
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has convened an extraordinary Leader’s Meeting of the countries concerned by the migration flows along the Western Balkan route for Sunday. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will attend.
Today, on a Hungarian initiative, subsequent to UN General Assembly resolution 69/282, the international community celebrated World Statistic Day for the second time.
“The member states of the European Union have declared that the key issue with relation to the migration crisis is how can we protect the EU’s external borders”, Minister of State for EU Affairs Szabolcs Takács said following a meeting of EU Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg.
Hungary welcomes the announcement by the UNSG Special Representative Bernardino León about the formation of the new Libyan Government of National Accord.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his sympathy to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu following the terror attack in Ankara on Saturday.
The Government of Hungary expressed its most sincere condolences to the family members of those who perished in the Ankara terrorist attack, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade informed the Hungarian News Agency MTI on Saturday.
An agreement was reached by the Visegrád countries that the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland will also take part in the protection of the external border of the European Union and the Schengen zone on Hungary’s southern border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian journalists on Thursday in Luxembourg.
It is with great sadness that we learned about the death of Árpád Göncz, writer, translator and Hungary's former President, who died in Budapest on 6 October 2015 at the age of 93.
The Government of Hungary condemns all forms of terrorism and is concerned about the latest events in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.