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The LB.ua news outlet reports that Hungary did not stop issuing passports to Ukrainian citizens but only moved this solemn ceremony to its territory.
According to LB.ua, Budapest instructed to temporarily suspend citizenship ceremonies in the Transcarpathian region, now they will be held at the local government of the Sabolch-Satmar-Bereg region in Hungary bordering with Ukraine.
In addition, Budapest will investigate the appearance of a scandalous video of the Hungarian passports …
Hungary will continue blocking the NATO-Ukraine Ministerial Commission, stated Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on the sidelines of the meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg, reports DW.
Szijjarto said that Ukraine didn’t make any progress on the law on education and didn’t implement the recommendations of the Venice Commission. The Hungarian Foreign Minister also expressed dissatisfaction with the petition to …
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said that the Ukrainian parliament plays into the hands of the "extremists" in the matter of the Hungarian community of Transcarpathia.
“The parliament in Kyiv plays into the hands of those extremists who have placed personal data of hundreds of Transcarpathian Hungarians [on the Myrotvorets website], just because citizens with dual citizenship cannot be identified based only on open sources, ” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary quotes …
The Ukrainian website Myrotvorets published the names of more than three hundred Ukrainian officials and deputies of the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine who received Hungarian passports.
UNIAN reports that all of them swore allegiance to Hungary.
The list was completed after two weeks of Myrotvorets working in the Transcarpathian region. The information about each person in the list is published in the so-called “purgatory” section.
Earlier, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto was …
Hungary declared the first Secretary of the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest persona non-grata. The Ukrainian Ambassador in Hungary was duly informed, the press service of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry stated on Thursday, October 4. The employee of the Ukrainian Embassy was ordered to leave the country within 72 hours.
Earlier that day, Ukraine stated that the Hungarian Consul in the city of Berehove in the Zakarpattia region would be expelled. According to the Ministry’s press service, the …
At the OSCE conference that took place on September 11 in Warsaw, representatives from Russia allegedly distributed booklets that described the alleged violations of rights of national minorities in Ukraine, reports LB.ua news outlet.
The brochures, named "Hungarian National Minority in Ukraine: The upsurge of nationalists’ violence,” were distributed by the Russian organization known as “Interregional Public Movement for Motherland and Human Rights". The booklet publishing information stated …
Hungary intends to expel the Ukrainian consul if the Hungarian consul is expelled from Berehove in Zakarpattia Oblast, stated the press service for the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
“If the Ukrainian government decides to expel the Hungarian consul from Berehove, than Hungary will immediately expel the Ukrainian consul from the country,” the message reads.
A similar statement was made at the 73rd session of The United Nations General Assembly by the Hungarian Minister of …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and his Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó were unable to reach agreement on key issues related to the covert issuance of Hungarian passports to Ukrainian citizens.
Klimkin reported back on the results of the negotiations with his Hungarian colleague after the meeting, which took place in New York, Ukrinform reports.
“After an hour-long discussion, we did not reach agreement on how to interpret this incident. I suggested to Mr Szijjártó that he call …
In an interview with the Russian channel RT, Hungarian Prime Minister Péter Szijjártó said that he believes that there is a need to discuss anti-Russian sanctions instead of automatically renewing them.
At the same time, the head of the Hungarian diplomacy substantiates his position by the fact that the sanctions are allegedly useless.
“Let’s analyze the facts, did the sanctions help the European economy or the Russian economy or, conversely, helped to put pressure on the Russian economy, …
Hungary sees Ukraine’s intention to expel the Hungarian Consul in Berehove in the Zakarpattia region as an unfriendly and risky step, according to the statement was published by the press-service of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó believes that the video where Hungarian passports were given to Ukrainians was recorded by a hidden camera in the Consulate General in Hungary in Berehove and was used in the Ukrainian election campaign …