Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Tuesday, to discuss further strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.
The prime minister said Hungary is committed to further strengthening economic ties with Turkey and is working to increase trade volume to an annual 6 billion dollars. Turkey’s stability and security are key to Europe’s stability and security, PM Orbán said at the meeting held in his office in Budapest, and he called on the European Union to support the country in handling challenges connected to migration. PM Orbán and Çavuşoğlu agreed that the international community should be striving for a speedy, peaceful end to the war in Ukraine. Çavuşoğlu arrived in Hungary at the invitation of Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó.