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Hungary's foreign minister visits Belarus despite EU sanctions, talks about expanding ties

May. 29, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Hungary's top diplomat visited Belarus on Wednesday for talks on expanding ties despite the European Union's sanctions against the country. Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó declared that "our position is clear: the fewer sanctions, the more...

Hungary will vote against U.N. resolution commemorating the 1995 genocide in Bosnia, minister says

May. 15, 2024 09:28 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary will vote against a United Nations resolution commemorating the 1995 genocide of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, arguing that it would inflame tensions in the Balkan country and the surrounding region. Péter...

Xi's visit to Hungary and Serbia brings new Chinese investment and deeper ties to Europe's doorstep

May. 14, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered an indispensable ally rather than a rival. By the time he left on Friday, he'd secured deals that provide fertile ground...