The trip was aimed at strengthening the relations between the two countries and resolving the current issues of the Slovenian minority living in Hungary.
The President of the National Assembly, Milan Brglez, and his parliamentary delegation, including the MEPs Laszlo Göncz and Franc Laj, paid a visit to their Hungarian colleague, Köver. He also met the opposition party members, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peter Szijjart. and the Mayor of Budapest. Istvan Tarlos.
As part of his visit Brglez gave a lecture at the Law Faculty of the University of Elte on the topic of the development of international norms and the modern crisis of global governance. He also met representatives of the Slovenian community in Hungary at the Slovenian Embassy in Budapest.
The next day he attended a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of Slovene and Hungarian cooperation regarding the protection of minorities, and met the Hungarian President Janos Ader. He also attended a meeting with representatives of the Slovene minority in Monoštor.
According to the National Assembly, the visit was aimed at strengthening and developing bilateral relations, especially at the parliamentary level, and to resolve the current issues of the position of the Slovenian minority in Hungary, and the Hungarian minority living in Slovenia. The delegation also shared views with those they met on some key issues of mutual interest, such as the EU’s future, the situation in the Western Balkans, and migration.