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Following talks with David B. Cornstein, the US Ambassador to Hungary, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said there are a number of schemes available to Hungarian firms that can help them break into the US market.
While there have been highs and lows in U.S.-Hungary relations over the past few years, said the prime minister, these times are good, and the United States, he added with emphasis on the NATO relationship, “can count on us in the fight for our common values, whether it be in the meeting rooms or on the battlefields.”
“Over the last two months I have had extremely positive experiences here,” said US Ambassador David B. Cornstein earlier today in an interview with the Jewish magazine Szombat. “Had I witnessed that the freedom of any individual or institution was put in danger, I’d be the first one to raise concerns,” he added.
During a reception hosted by the US Embassy to mark the Fourth of July celebrations, Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said Hungarians, just like Americans, are real freedom fighters
Late last week, US Ambassador David Cornstein presented his credentials to President János Áder in Budapest. We’re delighted to have a new ambassador from the US, and Mr. Cornstein’s arrival comes at a time when relations between Hungary and the US seem to be entering a new era.
During a senate hearing before his appointment, Cornstein said his primary focus as ambassador to Hungary would be to strengthen bilateral ties and promote democratic values such as the freedoms of expression, media, and religion