picture of Vladimir Putin and Péter Szijjártó

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó with the order of friendship for his significant contribution to the development of bilateral relations. The decree was published on Russia’s official legal information portal on Thursday.

“Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has been recognized for his significant contribution to the development of Russian-Hungarian relations and cooperation in industrial and investment affairs,” the presidential decree said.

[Magyar Hang, via MTI][Photo: Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó meets Vladimir Putin in Budapest, 2019]

By Steven N.

Steven is the editor-in-chief of Hungarian Politics. He has been following the political scene in Hungary and the Central European region more or less since 1994.