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Foreign Minister hails Orbán-Putin summit

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said the summit had triggered a wave of dialogue on the situation in Ukraine between Russia and the West.

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OSCE experts meet heads of election office

The OSCE delegation is paying a visit to Hungary on January 17-21 to gather information in preparation for the country’s general election in the spring.


The OSCE’s double standards: Because…press freedom

Late last year, the OSCE softened its position on laws against “fake news” proposed by a Socialist government, laws that were being roundly criticized internationally. This week, the OSCE took a stance to express concerns about Hungary’s draft laws against dangerously false information in a state of emergency. If the government is leftist, it seems, laws against fake news are okay. But if not, then not so much. Because…press freedom.

Mar 25, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

Helping Ukraine remain on the path toward Europe

In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights

Nov 3, 2017 - Zoltán Kovács