“Trump’s Method Needed in Ukraine”

Former US President Donald Trump’s method to promote peace should be applied in connection with the war in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in New York on Friday. The foreign ministry cited Szijjarto as saying on his way to the United Nations Security Council session that following years of unsuccessful attempts to achieve peace in the Middle East, it was Trump’s approach that resulted … Continue reading “Trump’s Method Needed in Ukraine”

Szijjarto urges intl community to focus on peace

The international community should favour measures that help bring about peace in Ukraine instead of those that risk escalating the conflict, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on the sidelines of the Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia on Monday. The armed conflict has a severely negative impact on the entirety of Europe in areas like the economy and energy supply, the foreign ministry cited Szijjarto as … Continue reading Szijjarto urges intl community to focus on peace

Orban: We cannot be dragged into the war

Prior to the official beginning of the NATO summit, on Wednesday morning in Madrid, Prime Minister Viktor Orban had talks with Andrés Pastrana, President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), the organisation for the world’s Christian democratic, conservative parties, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI. At the meeting, which was also attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs and … Continue reading Orban: We cannot be dragged into the war

Szijjarto supports Western Balkan’s and Georgia’s EU integration

“Brussels and every capital in western Europe should understand that soon it will be difficult to talk about security in Europe without integrating the Western Balkans into the European Union,” Peter Szijjarto, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, said on Friday. “We in the neighbourhood of the Western Balkans are fully aware how important stability in that region is, and it would be good … Continue reading Szijjarto supports Western Balkan’s and Georgia’s EU integration

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