Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has tested positive for coronavirus during official engagements in Asia but is asymptomatic, according to a ministry spokesman.
FM Szijjártó in Cambodia
Cambodia and Hungary signed here on Tuesday three documents to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in civil aviation, agriculture and water management, a Cambodian official told Xinhua on Wednesday.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen presided over the signing ceremony of the deals, which were made between his ministers and visiting Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, said Eang Sophalleth, a personal assistant to Hun Sen.
The signed documents included a bilateral air service agreement, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on water management and a MoU on agricultural cooperation, he said.
Prior to the signing event, Hun Sen met with Szijjarto, discussing ways to enhance bilateral relations and cooperation for mutual interest.
“They agreed to work together to promote bilateral cooperation in clean water, information technology, animal farming, agriculture and fisheries,” Sophalleth said.
The minister tested positive after arriving in Bangkok, the foreign ministry’s press chief told MTI.
After visiting Cambodia, Szijjártó went on to Thailand where, in accordance with local rules, he entered hospital in the capital.
Negotiations are under way to ensure his return to Budapest, where he will enter quarantine.
Szijjártó tested negative just before leaving for Asia.
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