- 30 Nov 2023 12:13 PM
Hungary's parliament elected Tamás Sulyok, the outgoing head of the Constitutional Court, as head of state in a secret ballot on Monday.
Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson is scheduled to visit Budapest on Feb 23, at the invitation of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian PM’s press chief said.
Hungary’s will be the “most pro-enlargement European Union presidency of all time”, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in Brussels on Tuesday, adding that the focus during accession talks would be on the “actual performance” of candidate countries rather than “bowing to political pressure”.
A pro-government pundit welcomes a military-industrial agreement under preparation between Sweden and Hungary, as more noteworthy than the planned parliamentary vote on Sweden’s NATO membership.