Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Hungary for the second time within a year

Monday, June 12, 2017

The President of the Hungarian Judo Federation confirmed that the Russian president had accepted the invitation of the federation and would attend the opening ceremony of Judo World Cup on August 28.

The Russian president will also meet Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to discuss the construction of Paks NPP - that has been delayed several time due to EU's obstruction policy - and the expansion of Russian-Hungarian bilateral relations.

Vladimir Putin visited Budapest last time in February.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the Russian president also met in Beijing at One Belt One Road Forum in May; the two leaders had also talked on the phone at the end of last month.

According to information obtained by, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó will make an official visit to Moscow on July 4 to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Orthodox Church officials.

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