Upon the request of Hungarian Foreign Minister János Martonyi the Venice Commission published an opinion on the Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law on 14 June. The CoE body after having received documents and detailed explanations from the Hungarian Government has brought several modifications to the previous draft opinion and dropped its previous negative assessment on a number of important issues.
Hungary has drafted a new framework strategy for international development cooperation in line with its policy of eastern orientation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 17 June 2013.
The handover of the Ófehértó Motorway Engineering and new motorway police site at kilometre section 254 of the M3 motorway between Nyíregyháza and highway No. 49 took place on 18 June 2013. Mr Pál Völner, Minister of State for Infrastructure under the Ministry of National Development spoke at the event.
State Secretary for External Economic Relations and Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó is on a two-day official visit in Washingon DC and met with Co-chairs of the Hungarian Congressional Caucus Marcy Kaptur and Andy Harris.
The parliamentary representation of ethnic Hungarians living outside Hungary – which will be accomplished following the 2014 elections – will hopefully bolster Hungary's sense of responsibility for them, Parliamentary State Secretary Zsolt Németh declared in Paris on Monday.
According to the flash report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), the strengthening of wages’ purchasing power continued unabated in the fourth month of the year.