hungary

Hungarian FM: EU must give Trump plan a chance

Hungary has been one of a small number of EU member states - Czech Republic and Austria are the others - that consistently blocked statements against the Trump plan.

Ministers Gabi Ashkenazi and Yizhar Shay with Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó
Israel asks IAEA member Hungary to act on Iran nuclear violations

The world “must hold Iran accountable and act strongly against Iran’s malign activities,” Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said.

Hungarian FM makes solidarity visit with Israel amid COVID-19, annexation

Szijjártó will only visit Jerusalem, where he will meet with Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and Science Minister Yizhar Shay.

Hungarian President Viktor Orban (left) and Jewish Philanthropist George Soros
In blow to Orban's feud with Soros, Hungary loses fight over financing law

The law is part of measures taken by the Hungarian government against what it sees as unfair foreign influence, linked to its disagreements with Soros, who was born in Budapest.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020
WILL THERE be another peace push from Jared Kushner and the White House?
Hungarian foreign minister meets with Jared Kusher to discuss peace plan

In their meeting, the two discussed the efforts put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as well as the the Middle East peace process.

By OMRI RON
13/06/2020
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen
Can Israel’s friends save it from the EU’s wrath?

Israel probably won’t face economic sanctions from Europe if it moves forward with sovereignty in the West Bank, but there are other ways to make Jerusalem pay.

Letters
May 25,2020: Tales from the annexation

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

Hungarian foreign minister: Israel can rely on us in the EU, UN

Budapest says Israel, Hungary have strong “national identity” in common and face criticism due to “hypocrisy, bias and political correctness.”

How the coronavirus is affecting a Jewish mother in Budapest

Hungary, which has about 100,000 Jews, mostly living in Budapest, had 73 confirmed cases of coronavirus and one death as of Friday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/03/2020
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