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Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will be the only European Union minister to attend the signing of Israel’s agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on normalizing diplomatic ties in the White House next Tuesday.
“We will never forget that the Hungarian government, at that time, could not defend its Jewish citizens, but today the safety of all Jewish citizens in Hungary is guaranteed and anti-Semitism meets with zero tolerance,” the prime minister said
The foreign minister said one of the major challenges facing Hungarian foreign policy is the migrant crisis. The minister said it was unlikely that the pressure of migration on Europe would ease, adding that emigration and migration would continue to be ongoing issues in both Africa and the Middle East
Zsolt Németh addressed a conference on the links between the Visegrád countries and Israel, and called the Holy Land “an outpost of democracy in the Middle East” in an environment which “lacks European values which are fundamental for building democracy”
In the land where Zionism was born, Hungary, PM Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the daily threats to his country’s existence and Europe’s relationship with Israel, quoting French President Macron on anti-Zionism being the new anti-Semitism. He thanked PM Orbán for opposing this anti-Semitism by standing up for Israel in international forums.
During a historic visit – the first of a head of government of Israel in 30 years – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for “standing up for Israel in international forums,” and the Hungarian prime minister delivered a sharp rebuke of the failure of Hungary to defend its Jewish citizens during World War II, saying the country had sinned.
“Hungary is taking determined action against the organisations funded by George Soros, and so is Israel, according to news reports”, according to a statement issued today by the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister.
The heritage of a particular American billionaire speculator is not relevant to his agenda. Criticizing the radical policies he’s pushing all over the world – completely lacking any democratic mandate or accountability – is not anti-Semitism. Suggesting otherwise amounts to a cheap tactic to silence his critics and support the far-from-mainstream Soros agenda.
“We will continue to protect the Jewish community in future against any and all attacks of an anti-Semitic nature and against any attempts to endanger or discriminate against Hungary’s Jewish community,” Hungary's foreign minister said