President Novák meets Moldovan PM in south-eastern Hungary

The meeting took place in the historic castle of Gyula, where President Novák set up her office during a three-day visit to Békés County.

President Katalin Novák met Moldovan Prime Minister Dorin Recean in south-eastern Hungary on Thursday.

According to MTI, the president told Recean she liked to visit rural areas regularly “to get to know the people living there, the beauty of the area and the local difficulties”. The meeting with Recean is the first with a foreign dignitary to take place during one of her visits, she added. Gyula is also a sister city of the Moldovan city of Balti, she added. The Sándor Palace said Novák had discussed bilateral economic and political ties and their stance on “current crisis regions” such as Ukraine.