In a report on Friday, Foreign Policy analysed “what went wrong” in US-Hungarian relations, which were expected to improve with Donald Trump’s election. Continue reading “What went wrong in US-Hungarian relations?”
It’s no coincidence that US Charge D’Affaires David Kostelancik’s criticism of Hungary’s media scene came right after the State Department’s programme to fund “objective media outside Budapest”, former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas O’Melia told Hungarian news site HVG.hu. Continue reading “Obama-era diplomat warns government”
The British ambassador to Budapest discussed his ambition to learn Hungarian, Brexit, Christmas and press freedom with Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet. Continue reading ““Hungarians don’t have to be afraid of Brexit””
Former American diplomats of – mostly – the Obama era praised US Charge d’affaires David Kostelancik in a letter to the members of the US Congress’s Hungarian caucus, according to Origo. Continue reading “Former US diplomats criticise Hungary”
Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade summoned David Kostelancik, charge d’affaires at the United States’ embassy in Budapest, after the US State Department launched a media fund for rural media outlets in Hungary, RTL Klub reported. Continue reading “Foreign ministry summons the US charge d’affaires”
According to security policy expert Sebastian (Sebestyen) Gorka, former advisor of Donald Trump, more time should pass for the US State Department’s policy to change.
Speaking at his weekly press briefing, the Minister Heading the Prime Minister’s Office Janos Lazar discussed US-Hungarian diplomatic ties, George Soros’s political influence, CEU and Paks. Continue reading “Lazar: The US charge d’affaires said a lot of nonsense”