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FM Szijjártó Decorates Chinese Counterpart for ‘Proving His Friendship with Hungary’ During Covid

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.05.31.

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó presented his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi with the Order of Merit of Hungary, Medium Cross with Star in Guizhou province, in southern China, on Monday.

At the ceremony, Szijjártó said that Wang had proved his friendship with Hungary during the coronavirus pandemic. By offering Hungary the opportunity to purchase the Sinopharm vaccine, Wang “helped secure the safety of one million Hungarian people”, he said.

The award is a “sign of the appreciation and gratitude of the Hungarian people”, he said.

Foreign Minister Slams EU Sanctions Against Myanmar, China as 'Pointless and Harmful' 
Foreign Minister Slams EU Sanctions Against Myanmar, China as 'Pointless and Harmful' 

Hungary sees the European Union’s sanctions against persons and institutions in Myanmar and China as “pointless, self-aggrandising and harmful”, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in Brussels on Monday. Speaking to Hungarian press on the sidelines of a meeting of EU foreign ministers, Szijjártó said such strategic decisions were “particularly senseless” at a time when international […]Continue reading

In his address, Wang said the honour marked the good relations of the two countries and the deep friendship and mutual support of their peoples.

Featured photo via Péter Szijjártó’s Facebook page