FORA.tv Speaker - Ferenc Somogyi
Ferenc Somogyi (born 1945) is the current Hungarian Ambassador to the United States. A former businessman, he is a member of the Hungarian Socialist Party and served as foreign minister from November 1, 2004 until a cabinet shuffle in June 2006. His appointment to that position was announced in September 2004.
Previously, he was the deputy ambassador to the United Nations during the 1980s in Hungary's communist government, and was a telephone company executive during the 1990s. In late 2007, Mr. Somogyi was appointed Hungarian Ambassador to the United Stated.
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