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SZIJJÁRTÓ CONGRATULATES NEW DUTCH ECON MINISTER ON APPOINTMENT

 

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has congratulated Dirk Beljaarts, the newly appointed economy minister of the Dutch government, in a letter posted in Hungarian on Facebook on Wednesday. Szijjártó expressed thanks and appreciation to Beljaarts, who is fluent in Hungarian, for his work during his service as an honorary consul over the past almost ten years and his achievements in boosting Dutch-Hungarian relations. He noted that for the EU presidency Hungary took over on July 1 for six months, enhancing the community’s competitiveness was a special priority in which the minister said “we count on the support of the Netherlands and you”.