Brexit: Weakening Pound May Discourage British Tourists From Travelling To Hungary

British visitors are important for Hungary’s tourism industry, but tourists from the UK could be discouraged from travelling to Hungary by the weakening of the pound, business daily Világgazdaság reported. Ákos Niklai, the head of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants (MSZESZ), said revenues generated by British tourists are the fastest growing segment, albeit not the biggest one, in tourism. […]

Poznan, 2016. június 28.
Andrzej Duda lengyel államfõ (j) fogadja Áder János köztársasági elnököt a poznani Adam Mickiewicz Egyetemen 2016. június 28-án. Áder János az 1956-os poznani munkásfelkelés 60. évfordulója alkalmából rendezett megemlékezésekre érkezett a nyugat-lengyelországi Poznanba.
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1956: Hungary’s Áder, Poland’s Duda Commemorate 60th Anniversary Of Poznań Uprising

Hungary’s President János Áder and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda held a joint press conference in western Poland’s Poznań on Tuesday, on the sidelines of commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the Poznań uprising. Developments both in Hungary and in Poland in 1956 showed the weakness of the communist regime “built on lies and oppression” and foreshadowed its collapse, Áder […]

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PM Orbán: EU In “Critical Situation” After Brexit, Migrant Policies Are To Blame

Britons made their decision to leave the European Union because of the international organisation’s failing immigration policies, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has claimed. During negotiations on the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, Hungary must focus on the conclusion of an agreement between the country and the EU that protects the interests of Hungary and other Central European […]


Euro 2016: Tens Of Thousands Of Fans Cheer On Heroes Square As “National 11” Arrives Home

A crowd of possibly tens of thousands of fans celebrated the Hungarian national team on Heroes’ Square, Budapest as footballers returned home after a spectacular Euro 2016 showing in France. Supporters and players celebrated together by singing the National Anthem and Hungarian pop group Soho Party’s football anthem. Players were called to the stage one by one as fans, who […]


Hungarian Government, National Bank Play Down Brexit Impact On Hungary’s Economy

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union will not require changes to either this year’s or next year’s budget of Hungary, the Hungarian economy minister said in an interview in business daily Világgazdaság. Mihály Varga acknowledged the impact on the EU budget — and on development funding — of the UK’s departure, but noted that it would not […]

Varsó, 2016. június 27.
A Külgazdasági és Külügyminisztérium (KKM) által közreadott képen Szijjártó Péter külgazdasági és külügyminiszter (k) érkezik Witold Waszczykowski lengyel külügyminiszter (j) meghívására az Európai Unió tagországainak miniszteri szintû találkozójára 2016. június 27-én.
MTI Fotó: KKM / Burger Zsolt
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Brexit: Hungarian Foreign Minister Urges Brussels To Take “Personal Consequences”

The European Union must give up its immigration policy, which is a hazard for Europe’s unity, Hungary’s foreign minister said. Péter Szijjártó spoke after consulting his counterparts from the other three Visegrad countries, Germany and France in Prague. Szijjártó suggested that the failure of the community’s immigration policy was demonstrated by the recent referendum in which UK voters decided to […]

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“Hazardous” And “Irresponsible” – Hungarian Press Reactions To Brexit

As British voters decide that the UK should leave the EU, Hungarian commentators across the political spectrum assess the implications of Brexit for the EU, and try to guess what it all means for Hungary, press reviewer reported. In conservative daily Magyar Nemzet, Albert Gazda thinks it is unclear if and how the EU and the UK can resolve the situation after […]