László Kövér told journalists after the meeting in the Parliament: the effects and dangers of the Russian-Ukrainian war on security and the economy were reviewed at the meeting.
Hungary appreciates the stabilizing, balancing and supporting role that Turkey plays for the benefit of the European Union
said the President of the Parliament.
László Kövér highlighted the handling of the migration issue and the Turkish activities for the sake of energy security. In his opinion, Turkey’s role contributed significantly to reducing the chance of a humanitarian disaster, which would be the food shortage in the world. He pointed out: based on this and taking into account the history, it is clear that Turkey – similarly to the Western Balkan states – would have a place in the European Union.
László Kövér confirmed: HUNGARY SUPPORTS Turkey’s accession to the EU TO THE EXTENT OF ITS POSSIBILITIES, and I would also like to promote this in the future.
The President of the Parliament described the Hungarian-Turkish bilateral relations as excellent, and the parties were strengthened during this visit as well. He also mentioned that last year the trade turnover between the two countries reached a record. He also mentioned that the leaders of the two countries will hold a strategic council meeting soon.
László Kövér indicated that he gratefully accepted the official invitation of the President of the National Assembly to visit Turkey. In connection with this, the friendly departments and parliamentary committees will also meet each other.
Musta Sentop, the president of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, said: they evaluated the cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries and its potential for a higher level in the future.
Cooperation between Turkey and Hungary in the political, economic and trade fields is very good
– said the Turkish politician.
The Hungarian-Turkish will be a hundred years old friendly cooperation
The President of the National Assembly called it important that Hungary realistically approaches the problems related to the Russian-Ukrainian war. He expressed special thanks for Hungary’s support of Turkey’s EU accession application.
Mustafa Sentop recalled that in December 1923, the Republic of Turkey signed the first cooperation agreement with Hungary. Next year this friendly cooperation will be 100 years old, and
2024 was designated as the Turkish-Hungarian cultural year
– reported the President of the National Assembly, who expects that the two people’s programs will further strengthen the good relations to be arranged.
(Cover photo: László Kövér, President of the Parliament [j] will receive Mustafa Sentop, the President of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, in the Parliament on September 28, 2022. Photo: Zoltán Máthé / MTI)