RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 2, No. 22, 24 November 1998
HUNGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER IN BRATISLAVA. Janos Martyoni
held talks in the Slovak capital with his Slovak
counterpart, Eduard Kukan, on 24 November, TASR
reported. The two signed an interministerial agreement
before Martyoni met with Slovak Prime Minister Mikulas
HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT CRITICIZED FOR LACK OF DIALOGUE.
Leaders of national trade union federations complained
to the ambassadors of EU member states in Budapest on 23
November that the Hungarian government does not discuss
urgent labor issues with the trade unions, Hungarian
media reported. "Social dialogue in Hungary is at an
all-time low, and the government's plans for next year
are unacceptable to both employees and pensioners," read
a joint trade union statement. MSZ
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