News from Hungary

October 28, 2015 10:06 AM

Lebanon needs immediate financial support to provide for refugees

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.

October 21, 2015 12:44 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to attend extraordinary EU summit on migration

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.

October 20, 2015 10:59 PM

Better Data, Better Lives - #statsday2015

Today, on a Hungarian initiative, subsequent to UN General Assembly resolution 69/282, the international community celebrated World Statistic Day for the second time.

October 13, 2015 11:49 PM

EU Member States declare protection of external borders a key issue

“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.

October 13, 2015 3:31 PM

Hungary welcomes the formation of the new Libyan Government

Hungary welcomes the announcement by the UNSG Special Representative Bernardino León about the formation of the new Libyan Government of National Accord.

October 12, 2015 11:51 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán offers his condolences to the Turkish Prime Minister

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his sympathy to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu following the terror attack in Ankara on Saturday.

October 11, 2015 3:30 PM

Government expressed condolences for the terrorist attack in Ankara

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.

October 8, 2015 3:28 PM

Visegrád agreement on protection of external border

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.

October 6, 2015 7:11 PM

Árpád Göncz, writer and Hungary's first President of the Post-Communist era dies at 93

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.

October 6, 2015 3:25 PM

Statement related to recent violent attacks in East Jerusalem and the West Bank

The Government of Hungary condemns all forms of terrorism and is concerned about the latest events in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.