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Hungary and Ukraine Spar Over Russian Gas Supplies

Oct 1, 2021

Hungary and Ukraine became embroiled in a bitter dispute over Hungary’s long-term natural gas supply agreement with Russia. The two countries issued stern statements as the diplomatic squabble escalated. Governments in Kyiv and Budapest are embroiled in a political standoff after Hungary signed an agreement with Russia on long-term natural gas supply. The dispute ensued […]

Claire Szabó, the new President of the New Zealand Labour Party

Hungarian Citizen Heads New Zealand Governing Party

Dec 2, 2019

41-year-old Claire Szabó, of dual New Zealand-Hungarian nationality, was elected President of the ruling Social Democratic (Labor) Party in New Zealand this past week-end. As reports, Szabó's father fled Hungary at the age of 17 in 1956 and began a new life in New Zealand, where he worked as an engineer. Claire Szabó was […]

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Dayton, Ohio an immigrant friendly city

Oct 24, 2015

The Welcome Dayton program promotes immigrant integration into the greater Dayton region by encouraging business and economic development; providing access to education, government, health and social services; ensuring equity in the justice system; and promoting an appreciation of the arts and culture.

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Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew

Aug 7, 2015

As Singapore's Prime Minister from 1959 to 1990, Lee Kuan Yew, who died in March 2015 at the age of 91, presided over many of Singapore's advancements including independence from Malaysia in 1965.

| Tamás Varga

Hiroshima Memories: 70 years, still burning

Aug 6, 2015

Father Dr. Péter Nemeshegyi, a 93 year old Hungarian Jesuit priest who lived and worked in Japan for 37 years, knew some of the surviving priests who were close to the bombing sites in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear attack in history, he recalls what they told him of their experiences.

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Brazilian Vice President Visits Budapest

Jun 6, 2013

The Vice President of Brazil, Michel Termer told Diplomacy & Trade in Budapest that his country considers Hungary an important partner that can provide important technological solutions, especially in the fields of agriculture and fishing.


Opening towards sub-Saharan Africa

Mar 7, 2013

Hungary may re-open its embassy in Nigeria later this year as part of the country’s opening towards sub-Saharan Africa, according to an interview with Deputy State Secretary Szabolcs Takács of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry.

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Hungary concerned about Gaza developments

Nov 17, 2012

The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs follows with great concern the situation in the Middle East, resulting in the Gaza Strip rocket attacks on Israel, which responded militarily to protect its population, the Ministry said in a statement.

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Tamás Magyarics
Oct 26, 2012

Just over a week before the U.S. presidential elections, Tamás Magyarics, a Hungarian expert of international relations analyzes the prospects for Diplomacy & Trade online, highlighting some aspects that could be decisive as far as the outcome is concerned.

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Albanian Prime Minister Visits Hungary

Mar 19, 2012

Albanian Premier Sali Berisha began an official visit to Budapest on Monday at the invitation of his Hungarian counterpart, Viktor Orbán. The Hungarian Prime Minister stated that Hungary supported Albania's accession to the European Union.

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