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Péter Szijjártó and Wilbur Ross

Hungarian Foreign Minister Meets With U.S. Commerce Secretary

Jul 19, 2019

Hungarian and U.S. officials discuss world trade Hungary’s government is an advocate of removing trade barriers and making the world economy as free as possible since the performance of the country’s economy is largely dependent on exports, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told state news service MTI after meeting with U.S. Secretary […]

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Google Maps to feature Budapest in Real Time Bike-Sharing App

Jul 18, 2019

Budapest Bike-Sharing Data to be Available in Google Maps Google is launching a new service in 25 cities worldwide, including the Hungarian capital, showing users the exact location of bicycle-sharing docking stations, reported. The service, offered by Google’s Map function, will also provide real-time information on the number of available bikes in a particular […]

Barceló Budapest

New Barceló Hotel Opens in Budapest

Jul 17, 2019

Budapest hotel offering sees new unit Spain’s Barceló Group opened its first four-star hotel in downtown Budapest, state news service MTI reported, citing the developer company Sunbelt Group. Barceló operates more than 250 units in 22 countries worldwide. The Barceló Budapest, which was developed at a cost of close to EUR 46 million, has 5 […]

Slovak President in Hungary

Slovak President Visits Hungary

Jul 11, 2019

Climate protection, energy issues and migration dominated the agenda - as well as the role the Visegrád Four should play in the European Union. As the new Slovak President, Zuzana Čaputová was received by her Hungarian counterpart János Áder in the Sándor Palace in Budapest, the two politicians agreed that mankind was in the last […]

The new American ambassador to Hungary

New US Ambassador presents credentials

Jun 25, 2018

The new ambassador of the United States of America presented his letter of credentials to Hungarian President János Áder in the Sándor Palace in Budapest this Monday. The previous US ambassador, Colleen Bell left her post in January 2017.


V4 together

Dec 6, 2017

A new promotional video showcases the Visegrád Cooperation in the spirit of the Hungarian Presidency’s motto: ‘V4 Together’. It was commissioned by the Public Foundation for the Research of Central and Eastern European History and Society.

A former diplomatic license plate |

New diplomatic license plates in Hungary

Jul 13, 2017

License plates for diplomats in Hungary have changed. What used to be a format of the letters DT plus four numbers is now of the letters CD plus six numbers. The first three numbers indicate the country and the second three numbers the status of the user of the car.

Budapest Pride colors | source:

Embassies support Budapest Pride march

Jul 6, 2017

36 embassies and the British Council in the Hungarian capital have issued a joint statement in support of the Budapest Pride march, rallying behind "LGBTQ communities in Hungary and their right to express themselves peacefully and lawfully."

The statue of Henryk Slawik and József Antall Sr. in Budapest | Tibor Illyés/MTI

Hungarian-Polish statue unveiled

Jun 28, 2017

A monument commemorating the cooperation of Poland's Henryk Slawik and József Antall Sr, the father of the late Hungarian premier József Antall, who cooperated protecting Polish refugees in Hungary in World War II, has been unveiled in Budapest.

The Central European University in Budapest | source: Google Maps

US Embassy concerned about Hungarian gov't plan

Mar 29, 2017

The Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, David Kostelancik has issued a statement, saying that his country is very concerned about the legislation pthat would severely impact the operations of the Central European University in Budapest.

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