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“Hungary continues to support the US’s peace efforts in the Middle East,” the foreign minister said. “We stand by Israel and we stand by the position that Israel should not be held to double standards.”
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.
Yesterday, the government of Hungary and the United States Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase coordination to help communities in the Middle East recover from genocide and persecution by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, told a conference focusing on the victims of ethnic and religious conflicts in Brussels that Hungary’s policies will help persecuted Christians return to their homelands in the Middle East
After an EU foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels, Levente Magyar said participants had reviewed the peace process and presented their views regarding chances for restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks
Both parties have signed a bilateral agreement on Interior Ministry and anti-terrorism cooperation according to which Hungary will be sharing its border control and border security experiences with Tunisia
PM Orbán decided to establish the new department after meeting with Pope Francis and Middle Eastern patriarchs in Rome at the end of August, and the government has kicked the department off with a 3 million Euro grant