The new European Commission considers it an absolute priority to increase the EU’s visibility and influence in the western Balkans, Oliver Verhelyi, the European Commission’s member responsible for neighbourhood policy and enlargement told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap. Continue reading “Varhelyi: Enlargement is our common interest”
Hungary resolutely supports United Nations efforts to protect the language rights of indigenous and national minority communities, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said after addressing a high-level UN event in New York on Tuesday local time. Hungary actively protects the rights of its ethnic kin beyond the borders, he said. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary supports UN efforts to protect national minorities”
Ukrainian authorities should consider their country’s ethnic Hungarian community as a partner, not an enemy, the Hungarian foreign ministry’s state secretary said on Friday, two days before Ukraine’s snap elections. Continue reading “State secretary urges Kiev to respect Hungarian minority”
Hungarian President Janos Ader met his new Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and discussed the problems facing Ukraine’s ethnic Hungarian community.
Ukraine’s new language law goes against its international commitments and curbs the rights of ethnic minorities, the Hungarian foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
The language law that Ukraine’s parliament approved on Thursday is unacceptable, the Hungarian foreign minister told public media on Thursday. Continue reading “Szijjarto calls Ukraine’s language law unacceptable”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on his election as Ukraine’s new president, in a letter, Orban’s press chief said on Tuesday. Continue reading “Orban congratulates Zelensky”