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Washington, DC, February 2 (MTI) – Szabolcs Takács, state secretary at the prime minister’s office, held talks and met members of the Hungarian community during an official visit to Canada.

Speaking to MTI by phone, Takács said he first visited Toronto where he held talks with members of Canada’s organisation for Catholic-Jewish dialogue in his capacity as rotating chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

He also gave a lecture at the University of Toronto on IHRA’s role and activities.

Takacs also had talks with Andrew Bennet, the head of IHRA’s Canadian Delegation.

In the capital city he met Deputy Foreign Minister Daniel Jean and discussed further cooperation possibilities between Hungary and Canada. They also discussed international affairs such as the migration crisis and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.


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