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The largest Hungarian oil and gas company Magyar Olaj es Gazipari Reszvenytarsasag (MOL) announced that Hungary has suspended Russian oil deliveries through the Druzhba pipeline, reported TASS.
"MOL continuously monitors the quality of the raw materials coming through the Druzhba pipeline and does not allow low-standard crude oil to arrive in Hungary. Thus far, the quality of the crude oil coming through the pipeline has been in accordance with the regulations, however, we have decided to …
The Hungarian Foreign Ministry summoned Liubov Nepop, the Ukrainian ambassador in Budapest, after the leader of the Democratic Union of Hungarians of Romania (RMDSZ), Hunor Kelemen was banned entry to Ukraine, reported Evropeiska Pravda with reference to the press service of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry.
"The press secretary stressed that he considers the entry ban for the leader of the Democratic Union of Hungarians of Romania, Hunor Kelemen as an unacceptable and anti-Hungarian move," the …
The leader of the Union of Hungarians of Romania and deputy of the Romanian parliament, Hunor Kelemen, was not allowed to enter Ukraine. According to his Facebook page, he was banned entry into Ukraine until October 2020.
According to Kelemen, he was going to Uzhgorod to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the local Hungarian organization “Society of Hungarian Culture of Transcarpathia”. He was kept in the border control zone for an hour, and then he was told that he can not cross the border. …
The press service of the Hungarian government, following the meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Parviz Shahbazov, in Baku, announced that Hungary expects to start importing natural gas from Azerbaijan in 2021, writes Deutsche Welle.
As the Hungarian minister noted, the diversification of gas supply routes is extremely important for Hungary.
Szijjártó drew attention to the fact that "the conflict between Russia and …
Hungary plans to build a new bridge over the Tisza River near the Transcarpathian city of Chop, stated the Embassy of Ukraine in Hungary.
On Friday, March 1, the Deputy State Secretary for Regional and Border Cooperation of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry Peter Kiss and Hungarian Ambassador to Ukraine István Ijdyarto held a bilateral meeting at the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
“The Hungarian side noted that a feasibility study will be conducted to build a new bridge over the Tisza …
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller stated during a visit to Hungary that NATO has acted in line with Hungary’s interests when it comes to Ukraine’s Law on Education and insists that Ukraine should implement the conclusions of the Venice Commission regarding the language provisions on the law on education, the Alliance's press service reports.
“Allies have acted in solidarity with Hungary when it comes to Ukraine’s Law on Education. In the Brussels Declaration and in the …
On Monday, February 11, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began his Central European tour of Hungary, Slovakia and Poland. At the joint press-conference with the Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, Pompeo spoke about the need to support Ukraine, Voice of America reported.
"Today I spoke with the foreign minister about the urgent importance of supporting Ukraine in its quest for sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he said. "Hungarians know all too well from their history that an …
EU ambassadors will soon discuss the extension of the embargo on selling weapons to Belarus. The matter has been reviewed annually since 2011, and requires the consent of all 28 EU member-states.
However, this year there is reason to believe that the extension of the embargo may be blocked by Hungary, which has already exempt biathlon rifles and other sport weapons from the embargo.
Diplomatic sources told Radio Liberty that Hungary has already warned that, before supporting the arms embargo, …
Russia is ready to invest $1.4 billion into Serbia’s economy in order to construct the TurkStream gas pipeline through the country, RBC news agency reports.
“We are ready to invest the necessary resources, which are approximately $ 1.4 billion,” said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference with his Serbian colleague, Aleksandar Vucic. Putin added that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has supported the idea to extend the pipeline to Europe.
Earlier, in an interview with …
According to Istvan Grezsa, the Ministerial Commissioner for cooperation of the border regions of Hungary and Ukraine, the Hungarian government is opening Ukrainian language courses in the city of Berehove, in Transcarpathia, for local Hungarians. The news outlet European Pravda reported that Grezsa emphasized that the courses would be free, and that the purpose of the project is to reduce tensions between the two countries.
"Given the state of the relations that has developed between our …