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FM Szijjártó: Hungary Steadfast in Support for Israel

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.04.

Hungary is steadfast in its support for Israel and is voting against a motion in the UN to censure Israel, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Facebook on Tuesday.

Szijjártó spoke by phone with Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Askenazi in connection with a plan by the UN General Assembly to “once more adopt anti-Israel resolutions”.

Szijjártó said the move made “no sense” would only further intensify tensions in the Middle East.

Israel, he said, had “a right to a fair and balanced approach”.

Netanyahu: Hungarians, Israelis More United than Ever
Netanyahu: Hungarians, Israelis More United than Ever

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a letter, thanked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for his New Year’s wishes to the Jewish community, saying that the partnership between Israel and Hungary had brought the two governments and nations closer together than ever before, the PM’s press chief said. Netanyahu said he was certain that Israel and […]Continue reading

Meanwhile, the two ministers also agreed on the potential utility of cooperating on the production of a coronavirus vaccine. Szijjártó said his counterpart was “completely open” to the idea, and he said close discussions about the technical details would follow.

In the featured photo illustration: Péter Szijjártó and Gabi Askenazi in July. Photo by Mátyás Borsos/Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade