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Hungary Committed To NATO Collective Security
Hungary is a committed member of NATO and is ready to participate in shaping the alliance’s collective security, the Hungarian defence minister said on the sidelines of a NATO Transformation Seminar in Budapest. It is necessary to increase defence spending, but it is also important to use that budget more efficiently, István Simicskó told a press conference. more »
Head Of Government Broaches Heineken Case, ECTHR Ruling
The government and Hungarian lawmakers have the responsibility to protect Hungarian businesses “against a multinational flaunting its power”, the head of the government office said, referring to Heineken’s trademark dispute with a Romanian brewery over the rights to the brand name Igazi Csiki Sör. more »
Fire Destroys A Robin Hood Film Set At Korda Studio Near Budapest
Fire erupted at the Korda Film Studio in Etyek Tuesday morning, destroying the largest set of the $100 million Mid Atlantic Films’ production of Robin Hood starring Jamie Foxx. Some 30-40 people were in the 1,500m2 hall at the time, but none were injured. more »

Szijjártó Inaugurates Embassy Building In Washington

Szijjártó Inaugurates Embassy Building In Washington
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó inaugurated the new building of the Hungarian embassy in Washington, DC. Speaking after Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi’s greeting, Szijjártó expressed hope that the opening of the new building would mark the start of new initiatives resulting in a “common success story” with the US. more »

Hungary Expresses Condolences Over London Terrorist Attack

Hungary Expresses Condolences Over London Terrorist Attack
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has expressed his condolences to the victims of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London in a letter sent to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Orbán’s press chief said on Thursday. The Hungarian government expressed its sympathy to families of the victims in Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, and wished a speedy recovery to those injured, the foreign ministry told MTI. more »

Hungary To Change Forestry Laws To Tackle Climate Change

Hungary To Change Forestry Laws To Tackle Climate Change
The government plans to make changes to the forestry law with the aim of increasing the area of woodland in the country and planting species which can adapt to climate change, the farming minister told public radio. more »