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Donald Trump to Meet Viktor Orbán in May

Péter Cseresnyés 2019.05.02.

US President Donald Trump has invited Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for a working visit in Washington.

Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s Foreign Minister, confirmed to pro-government site origo.hu that Donald Trump has invited Viktor Orbán for a working visit in Washington in the early afternoon on 13 May.

Szijjártó also revealed that the meeting will focus on energy security, US-Hungarian defense cooperation, bilateral relations and questions of regional security.  According to plans, the appointment will be private.

This is the first time Donald Trump has invited the Hungarian Prime Minister to a meeting.

In February 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Hungary and met with Péter Szijjártó, Viktor Orbán and representatives of Hungarian civil society.