Foreign Minister welcomes Nehammer’s visit to Moscow

The foreign minister said that all personal meetings held between leaders raised hope of a diplomatic resolution.

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, welcomed Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer’s visit to Moscow on Monday, saying that all personal meetings raised hope of a diplomatic resolution.

Commenting on Slovak House Speaker Boris Kollár’s accusation that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Russian President Vladimir Putin were planning to “divvy up” Slovakia, Minister Szijjártó said Hungary and Slovakia, two EU member states, were working on strengthening both bilateral ties and the European Union. Hungary is committed to preserving achievements already made while improving bilateral ties further, he said.

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