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”
The foreign ministry on Monday summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to Hungary concerning Ukraine’s decision to ban a Romanian-Hungarian leader from entering the country. Continue reading “MFA summons Ukraine ambassador”
The Hungarian government is in “continuous communication” with Ukraine’s ethnic Hungarian KMKSZ party over recent developments in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary govt monitoring Ukraine situation”
Hungary should be among the five best and most competitive countries of the European Union by 2030, a country in which “it is best to live and work”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a plenary session of the Hungarian Diaspora Council in Budapest on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban: Hungary to be among top 5 EU countries by 2030”