Péter Szijjártó

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The native form of this personal name is Szijjártó Péter. This article uses the Western name order.
Péter Szijjártó
Szijjártó Péter az Országgyűlésben 2010-02-22.jpg
Member of the National Assembly
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 May 2002
Personal details
Born (1978-10-30) 30 October 1978 (age 35)
Komárom, Hungary
Political party Fidesz
Other political
affiliations
Fidelitas

Péter Szijjártó (born on 30 October 1978 in Komárom) is a Hungarian politician, member of the National Assembly of Hungary since 2002. He served as spokesman of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Before Fidesz came to power in May 2010, Szijjártó was the spokesman of Orbán's Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Union.

On 4 July 2012 Orbán nominated named Péter Szijjártó as the chairman of eight economic committees to boost the Hungarian government's policy of opening up trade with countries to the east as well as consolidating Hungary’s role in supporting the Western Balkan nations' EU integration, the Central European Visegrád Group of heads of government announced the same day. Szijjártó, who had taken up post on 2 July, would also work to strengthen co-operation with neighboring countries.[1]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
András Gyürk
President of Fidelitas
2005–2009
Succeeded by
Péter Ágh