Szijjártó meets with Romanian counterpart in border town

Int’l Relations

Image by Tibor Rosta/MTI

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó met with his Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu in Gyula, a Hungarian city on the border, on Wednesday, news agency MTI reports.

At a press conference, the sides signed an agreement modifying earlier ones that Szijjártó said would make it easier to cross the border between the two countries.

He said two new continuously operating border crossings would be opened in nearby Dombegyház and Elek, raising the number of crossings from 12 to 14. Hungary will build the necessary infrastructure as required under the Schengen Treaty, he added.

Aurescu noted that bilateral trade between Romania and Hungary reached EUR 9 bln last year.

ADVERTISEMENT

Takarékbank lowers 2021 GDP growth forecast to 6.9% Analysis

Takarékbank lowers 2021 GDP growth forecast to 6.9%

Márki-Zay tests positive for COVID-19 Elections

Márki-Zay tests positive for COVID-19

New partner announced at act Bán & Karika Attorneys at Law Appointments

New partner announced at act Bán & Karika Attorneys at Law

Most districts not planning mandatory vaccination at kinderg... City

Most districts not planning mandatory vaccination at kinderg...

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.