Szijjártó meets with Polish counterpart

Int’l Relations

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjártó met with his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, in Budapest today, according to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, in Budapest today. (Photo: MTI/Tibor Illyés)

Hungary and Poland are linked by a number of security policy, economic and energy interests, Szijjártó said after the meeting. He noted that bilateral trade between the countries reached a record last year and that Hungaryʼs Eximbank had opened a €492 million line of credit to support business cooperation between companies in the two countries.

He said Hungarian oil and gas company MOLʼs role in Polandʼs energy market could cement cooperation between the two countries.

Waszczykowski also urged the strengthening of trade, economic and infrastructural ties between the two countries. Bilateral trade stands at €8 billion, he added.

Waszczykowski is in Hungary to prepare for an official visit by Polandʼs prime minister next week.

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