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SZIJJÁRTÓ ATTENDS MEDICOR PLANT INAUGURATION IN TÜRKIYE

 

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó attended the inauguration of an incubator plant built by Hungary’s Medicor in Türkiye on Wednesday. The foreign ministry quoted Szijjártó as saying that the Hungarian government had provided a grant of 480 million forints (EUR 128m ) to the 800 million forint project, adding that the facility would start production in the second half of the year. Szijjártó said Medicor would also move research and development activities to Ankara, in preparation for “pioneering efforts by Hungarian and Turkish engineers to make services for premature babies more effective”. The minister noted the Hungarian government’s support for Hungarian companies making investments in other countries, and said “new export markets will generate more income … and the Hungarian economy will become stronger”. Szijjártó highlighted the strategic political and economic cooperation between Hungary and Türkiye, adding it was a “success story with both partners benefitting”. Since the beginning of the year, the turnover of bilateral trade has increased by 19%, and “Turkish exports to Hungary have broken a record”. On another subject, Szijjártó expressed the government’s support for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s party in Türkiye’s upcoming election.