President Novak wishes a new year of peace

“Now is not the time for discouragement but to cleave together,” President Katalin Novak said in her New Year’s address to the nation, MTI reports. “It is God’s miracle that our homeland still stands,” Novak said in her speech televised at midnight, quoting 19th-century poet and revolutionary Sándor Petőfi. “How true this is again today after the unexpected hardships of recent years.” “Starting a new … Continue reading President Novak wishes a new year of peace

Novak meets Bolsonaro

The war in Ukraine, bilateral cooperation, aid to persecuted Christians and family policy were among topics on the agenda for talks between President Katalin Novak, and her Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil on Monday. Novak and Bolsonaro agreed on the necessity of an early peace agreement in Ukraine, Novak said in a press statement after the talks. She added that both parties offered their … Continue reading Novak meets Bolsonaro

President Novak takes office

Katalin Novak on Tuesday took over the presidency of the republic from Janos Ader. Ader greeted Novak at the entrance of Sandor Palace in the Castle District and showed her round the presidential offices and residency before making an appearance with her on the presidential building’s balcony. Parliament elected Novak president on March 10, and she will be the sixth president since the 1989/90 change … Continue reading President Novak takes office

Katalin Novak elected Hungary’s president

Hungary’s parliament elected Katalin Novak as president of the republic on Thursday. Novak, the former minister without portfolio responsible for youth and family affairs, received 137 votes of 188 valid votes. Economist Peter Rona, the opposition’s candidate, received 51 votes. Altogether 195 deputies cast votes. Novák took the presidential oath of office and will become the sixth Hungarian president on May 10. She will be … Continue reading Katalin Novak elected Hungary’s president