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Hungary at Ambassadorial-level ties with Netherlands

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held an extraordinary press conference this morning at which he announced that he has summoned Hungaryʼs ambassador to the Netherlands home for consultations after Dutch Ambassador to Hungary Gajus Scheltema voiced strong criticisms of the Hungarian government in a newspaper interview. As …

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Hungary Lashes Out at Soros With Poster Campaign

Israel’s ambassador to Hungary denounced the campaign, but hours later Israel’s foreign ministry issued a statement critical of Soros. The Hungarian government launched a poster campaign vilifying the billionaire George Soros. Large posters of the philanthropist appeared all over Hungary in recent days. Soros is depicted smiling, with the text “Let’s …

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Orbán Only European Leader to Congratulate Erdogan

Budapestbeacon reports: Turkey’s state news agency has revealed that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán joined the ranks of leaders of several autocratic states as he congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a narrow referendum victory on Sunday. The news was first reported by Turkey’s Anadolu Agency news wire which was noticed by …

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Hungary Ties With Middle East Superpower Iran

The meeting, which was also attended by Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, was focused on the financing of the Hungarian-Iranian economic programs , which involves developing cooperation in interbank crediting and making import licensing more flexible.  The sides confirmed decisions made at the inaugural meeting of the Hungarian-Iranian economic mixed committee earlier …

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Orban on Trump’s Presidential : “Great News”

 Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said democracy had emerged strengthened from an “unprecedented election campaign”. He said a new era has begun in global politics as well as in the economy which poses historic challenges to the whole world. Tackling these challenges requires “a new and courageous approach and new …

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Hungarians have Minimum Influence on Government

A minority of Hungarians feel they can exercise influence over the government’s work, reports Magyar Nemzet, citing a poll conducted by Pew Research. Only 31 percent of Hungarians  feel if they have any effect on the government. The poll also found that a higher proportion of Polish citizens believe the government is interested …

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Hungarians; The Most Refugee-Phobic Nation Ever

Hungarians are the most fearful of refugees among European nations, according to a survey conducted by the prestigious Pew Research Center. When asked whether they think refugees increase the likelihood of terrorism in their country, 76 percent of Hungarians said ‘yes.’ In comparison, 40 percent of Spaniards had the same opinion even though – …

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