Hungary rejects the oil embargo

Hungary cannot responsibly support the European Commission’s latest package of sanctions against Russia in its current form, the foreign minister has said, arguing that the sanctions would destroy Hungary’s energy security. Speaking from Uzbekistan, Peter Szijjarto said the latest sanctions package would “involve a ban on crude oil shipments from Russia to Europe with a rather short notice, which in Hungary’s case would apply from … Continue reading Hungary rejects the oil embargo

Szijjarto reacts to developments in Slovakia

The Hungarian government is following closely the “unusual” events in Slovakia’s domestic politics, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told MTI on Saturday. Szijjarto said that, according to press reports, efforts are being made to put the opposition leader behind bars, which “warrants closer attention than usual”. Slovakia’s national criminal agency NAKA has launched a procedure against Robert Fico, the former prime minister and current leader of … Continue reading Szijjarto reacts to developments in Slovakia