Minister Coveney Meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 Minister Coveney Meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, met today with the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Mr. Péter Szijjártó, during his visit to Ireland.

Minister Coveney said “I am pleased to welcome Minister Szijjártó to Dublin. This is an important opportunity for us to reinforce the connections between our two countries and to share perspectives as we discuss significant EU and international issues.”

The Ministers discussed a wide range of issues including Belarus, the Middle East Peace Process, both countries’ priorities for their respective Presidencies of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the Conference on the Future of Europe. Hungary began their Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe this May, while Ireland will assume the Council of Europe Presidency in the second half of 2022.

ENDS
Press Office
25 May 2021

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