The Budapest Salon, held on December 5 featured Deputy State Secretary for the Development of European and American Relations Ferenc Kumin on December 5 at the Hungarian Residence. DAS Kumin has shared insight on US-Hungary Bilateral Relations and Hungary’s role in the EU. The event attracted many guests, with more than 70 attendees. During his visit to Washington DC on December 4-6, he met his American counterparts at the U.S. Department of State and representatives of think tanks. He gave the opening speech at the annual U.S. Hungarian Honorary Consul Conference at the Embassy of Hungary in Washington DC, attended the plaque dedication ceremony recognizing the role and legacy of the Kossuth House in the service of the Hungarian American diaspora and the Hungarian American Coalition Annual Mikulás Dinner 2019.