Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Jerusalem, Visit of Hungarian FM to Visit Israel The Foreign Minister of Hungary, Laszlo Kovacs, will arrive on June 14, 2003 for a three-day working visit.

During the visit, Foreign Minister Kovacs will meet with the President of Israel, the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister. In addition, he will participate in a seminar on the issue of EU enlargement organized by the EU Delegation to the State of Israel, and will also address the forum. The future accession of Hungary to the EU constitutes an additional important aspect of the relations between Israel and Hungary, and the forthcoming discussions will deal with this issue.