65th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

On the sixty-fifth anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution, we remember the brave men and women who fought to defend their liberty on the streets of Budapest and around the nation.  Their passion for freedom was realized in 1989, when Hungary embraced democracy.  We mark this solemn anniversary together with our partner and NATO Ally.” …

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International Roma Day

Statement by Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State April 7, 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend my best wishes to Roma everywhere on International Roma Day. On April 8, we celebrate the rich culture, language, and heritage of Roma around the world, including the generations of Romani Americans who …

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Visegrád Four Countries’ Foreign Ministers

March 23, 2021 Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Czech Foreign Minister Petříček, Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó, Polish Foreign Minister Rau, and Slovak Foreign Minister Korčok The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Brussels with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, which constitute the …

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Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

On July 16, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights (PDF, 28MB) Unalienable Rights and the Securing of Freedom – Secretary Pompeo’s speech at the release of the Draft Report.

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Statement: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, and Iceland

On February 11, Secretary Pompeo will arrive in Budapest, Hungary, where he will meet with Prime Minister Orban, Foreign Minister Szijjarto, Defense Minister Benko to discuss a range of issues in the U.S.-Hungary bilateral relationship, including defense cooperation, energy and regional security, support for Ukraine, and ways to counter Russian and Chinese influence and strengthen …

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