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TRIANON 100 - POTÁPI ADDRESSES CENTENARY CONFERENCE

 

One hundred years ago, the great powers sought to prevent Hungary from having a future by drawing up and signing the Trianon Peace Treaty, a government official told a conference marking the treaty’s centenary in Budapest. But present-day Hungary is proof that their efforts failed, state secretary Árpád János Potápi told the event held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The groundwork for the Hungarian government’s policy for ethnic Hungarians abroad was laid in 1990 by the prime minister of the time, József Antall, who said that he wanted “in spirit” to be the prime minister of 15 million Hungarians, Potápi said.