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Levente Magyar holds talks on Hungary-related business issues in Egypt

Parliamentary State Secretary Levente Magyar from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade held talks with several Egyptian ministers in Cairo with relation to Hungary-related business issues, including the deal concerning the shipping of railroad cars to the North African county

In a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following the meeting on Thursday, the State Secretary said the parties had discussed two deals that are being supervised by the Hungarian state, one of which concerns the joint shipment of 1300 railroad cars to Egypt with Russia at a value of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary |

Cape Verde has a responsible approach to migration

The Hungarian Foreign Minister accompanied Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on an official visit to Praia, the capital of Cape Verde

“Cape Verde is a country that has a responsible approach to the issue of migration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to public media on Wednesday. The Hungarian Foreign Minister accompanied Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on an official visit to Praia, the capital of…

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Several Hungarian companies are realising investment projects in Angola

Mr. Szijjártó highlighted the fact that Africa’s Portuguese-speaking countries are natural targets for Hungarian foreign investment strategy, amongst which Angola is the most important

“Several Hungarian companies are realising investment projects in Angola; economic cooperation between Hungary and Angola will be closest within the fields of agriculture, security technology and energy”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI from the Angolan capital, Luanda.…

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Hungary accredits first ever Ambassador in Liberia

The Hungarian Ambassador to Ghana recently presented his credentials to Liberian President George Weah

"Hungary has accredited an Ambassador in Liberia for the first time: the Hungarian Ambassador to Ghana recently presented his credentials to Liberian President George Weah”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Monday at a press conference in Budapest following talks with Liberian Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton…

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A Hungarian citizen has been kidnapped in Nigeria

There is no contact with the kidnappers as yet. The ship and its remaining 12 crewmembers have since left the vicinity of Nigeria, the spokesperson said

“The local and German authorities have confirmed that a Hungarian citizen was among the six crew members kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria on Saturday”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement on Wednesday in Budapest. During a press conference held on another…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary |

Closing the Libyan migration route is an increasingly important European interest

According the Prime Minster’s Chief Security Advisor, György Bakondi, Libya’s security and the closure of the Libyan migration route is increasingly becoming an outstanding European interest in view of the fact that huge numbers of people who are not political refugees have set out for Europe from Sub-Saharan Africa and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary |

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán receives Nigerian Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme

At the meeting, which was also attended by Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog, the parties noted that half of Nigeria’s population is Christian, with many of them threatened by continuing attacks from the terrorist organisation Boko Haram

Bertalan Havasi, head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed the Hungarian news agency MTI that in Budapest on Tuesday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with Oliver Dashe Doeme, the Bishop of the Nigerian diocese of Maiduguri. The two men discussed possibilities for providing help to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary |

There must be a breakthrough in Hungarian-Egyptian economic relations

Speaking about the Hungarian economy to an audience of representatives from the two countries’ business communities, the Prime Minister noted that while Hungary has a population of only ten million, it is capable of generating annual exports worth USD 110 billion

On Monday, at the Hungary-Egypt Business Forum organised by the Hungarian National Trading House to coincide with the visit to Budapest of President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called for a breakthrough in Hungarian-Egyptian economic relations. “We are holding our third business forum, and […] we…

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Stability of Egypt is a key interest for Hungary

The Prime Minister said he expects Hungarian-Egyptian economic and trade activity to increase significantly within a short period

In the Parliament Building on Monday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who is in Budapest on an official visit. After their meeting Mr. Orbán described the security, military and economic stability of Egypt as a key interest for Hungary. In a press…