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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Head of State of Egypt arrives in Hungary for an official visit

During his two-day visit, the President of Egypt will hold discussions with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the members of the government

On Sunday, 2 July in the evening hours, on behalf of the government of Hungary, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó received Head of State of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the delegation headed by him at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest. Heading an Egyptian delegation, Head of State of…

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Cooperation with Angola is extremely advantageous to Hungary

African countries must be provided with assistance to ensure that their economic development enters a suitable trajectory, he declared, adding that Hungary wishes to place major emphasis on economic cooperation with African countries

“It is extremely favourable to Hungary from an economic perspective that it has the opportunity to cooperate with an African country that has a strong economy like Angola”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday following talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Angolan Republic…