Hungary suggests that a museum should be set up in Washington, DC, to pay tribute to the victims of communist dictatorships, state secretary at the justice ministry Monika Balatoni told reporters on Tuesday. Balatoni said that the proposal would be officially presented on June 11, at an event to be organised by the Hungarian and the Austrian embassies in the US Congress Library. The Hungarian government has offered to contribute one million dollars to a US foundation set up in 2007 in memory of communism victims, she said.
Hungarian foreign policy can only be successful if the goals of the nation are an integral part of it, Tibor Navracsics, the nominee for the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs, told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.
Tibor Navracsics, whose nomination for the post of Foreign Minister on Tuesday got the support of the Parliament’s foreign affairs committee, told the hearing that “no one can ever question that Hungary belongs to Europe”. He also told the committee that he sought to restore a consensus in foreign affairs.
Hungary's foreign ministry, which is to deal with external economic affairs, will raise its profile, the ministry's incoming head, Tibor Navracsics, said in an interview with public radio on Monday.
“Veszprém is a culturally charismatic city, where events are noteworthy all-year-round. Among those, VeszprémFest is a convex lens, which contributes to the strengthening of the city’s fame with world-renowned artists”, said Minister of Public Administration and Justice Tibor Navracsics, parliamentary representative of the city of Veszprém this Friday at a press conference in Budapest where the agenda of the festival held for the 11th time was presented. Between July 15 and 20 Katie Melua, Vaya Con Dios and Youssou N'Dour will perform at the event.
This year, the Day of National Unity will be remembered for the fourth time on the 4th of June; date of the signing of the Treaty of Trianon. The programmes of the national event are built again around the cross-border unity of the Hungarian culture to strengthen the ties between Hungarians living in- and outside of the country. According to the Parliament’s decision, the focus of the day is not on the tragic experience of loss, but rather the reality of the mind-lifting experience of belonging together.
Monika Balatoni, Minister of State for Public Diplomacy and Relations of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice announced that the Ministry denounces a social network site for the suspicion of crime of misusing personal data at a press conference in Budapest this Friday.
This Friday in Budapest Minister of Public Administration and Justice Tibor Navracsics asked the Members of the European Parliament from governing Hungarian parties Fidesz-KDNP to defend the Erzsébet Programme.
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