Szijjártó: Hungary to augment nuclear cooperation with Iran
Photo: MTI/Tamás Kovács
The Hungarian government has agreed to widen the areas of cooperation in nuclear energy with Iran, Hungaryʼs Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjártó told the press following talks in Budapest today with Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, who is also head of the countryʼs Atomic Energy Organization, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
Peter Szijjártó meets Iranʼs Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi in Budapest today. (Photo: MTI/Tamás Kovács)
Szijjártó told the news agency that the two sides had agreed to expand the training of Iranian nuclear experts, set up research and development opportunities for the peaceful employment of nuclear energy, and assess how Hungarian companies can get involved in the extraction of Iranʼs hydrocarbon reserves in the future.
Iran’s vice president stressed the importance of developing Hungarian-Iranian relations following the conclusion of an international agreement last year to control Iran’s nuclear program, MTI reported.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.