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Szijjártó Outlines Development Efforts at UN Conference

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó outlined measures Hungary has taken to assist the world's least developed countries at a United Nations conference in Qatar this week, according to origo.hu.

Addressing the fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries, Szijjártó said Exim Hungary had opened credit lines with a combined value of USD 760 million to support business partnerships between Hungarian companies and their peers in the least developed countries.

He added that Hungary has also announced tied aid agreements worth USD 250 mln to support water management, healthcare, and food safety upgrades.

He noted that Hungary had delivered 1.7 million COVID jabs to the least developed countries and offered 715 scholarships a year to students from such countries.

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