Hungary only EU country to send diplomat to Israel-UAE treaty signing

September 15, 2020 by JNS
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Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto is the only diplomat from the European Union planning to attend today’s signing in Washington for the Israel-United Arab Emirates peace deal, Reuters reported.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset in Jerusalem on Nov. 16, 2015. Photo by Kobi Gideon/GPO.

According to the report, which cites the Hungarian news agency MTI, U.S. President Donald Trump personally invited Szijjarto to be present at the ceremony at the White House.

Szijjarto will also hold talks with senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner, said the MTI report.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, a nationalist, is an ally of Trump’s in Europe.

JNS

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