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Foreign Minister Welcomes New US-Russia Nuclear Arms Control Pact

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.05.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Thursday welcomed an agreement between the United States and Russia to extend a treaty limiting the deployment of nuclear weapons.

In a Facebook post, Szijjártó noted that the US and Russia on Wednesday agreed to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty until 2026.

“This is good news for the world and good news for central Europe,” the minister said.

“Those of us who live here in central Europe are aware of our historical experiences,” Szijjártó said. “The more balanced and fair relations are between the West and the East, the more secure our region will be …”

Coronavirus: First Russian Vaccine Shipment Arrives
Coronavirus: First Russian Vaccine Shipment Arrives

The first shipment of the Russian coronavirus vaccine, enough to inoculate 20,000 people, is arriving in Hungary on Tuesday, the minister of foreign affairs and trade said in a video on Facebook. Péter Szijjártó noted that under a recent agreement Hungary is set to receive two million doses of the vaccine from Russia, enough to […]Continue reading

Szijjártó expressed hope that there would be many similar agreements in the future to improve international cooperation.

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