Hungarian Foreign Minister Announces Visit to Moscow

September 23, 2023

Hungarian Foreign Minister Announces Visit to Moscow

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Szijjarto announced that he would be visiting Moscow on 11–13 October and to discuss issues related to energy with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak.

“I will be visiting Moscow to participate in Russian Energy Week from 11 to 13 October. As you know, we see co-operation on energy as the most important part of our interaction at present,” he told TASS in an interview following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the margins of the UN General Assembly. “Our ability to [secure] resources depends largely on supplies out of Russia.”

When asked whether he intended to meet with Novak in Moscow, Szijjarto replied: “Yes, of course, [we will meet] for [discussions on] issues related to energy.”


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