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Jan 03, 2019

PM Orbán holds talks with leaders of Brazil and Israel

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has held bilateral talks with new Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and held discussions with Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has held bilateral talks with new Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil.

PM Orbán arrived in Brazil on Tuesday to attend Bolsonaro’s inauguration. During the talks, PM Orbán confirmed an invitation to Bolsonaro for a visit to Hungary, which the Brazilian president accepted.

According to MTI, the two leaders discussed opportunities for international, economic and political cooperation between their countries.

Talks also took place between Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in Brazil concerning the upcoming Israel-Visegrád Group summit to be held in Jerusalem in early 2019.

The two prime ministers reviewed current issues in Hungary-Israel relations. They also agreed to tighten cooperation in security policy and defense between Hungary and Israel in the upcoming period.