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Foreign Ministry Protests To Hungarian Ambassador Íjgyártó Over Prime Minister Orban’s Claim Compromise With C

Foreign Ministry Protests To Hungarian Ambassador Íjgyártó Over Prime Minister Orban’s Claim Compromise With Current Ukrainian Government Impossible

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has protested to Hungary’s new Ambassador to Ukraine Istvan Íjgyártó over Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s November 15 statement that he saw no prospects for an agreement with the current Ukrainian government on resolution of relations between the two countries and that he was negotiating with potential candidates in the 2019 Ukrainian presidential elections.

This is statement in comments on the website of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"Newly appointed Hungarian Ambassador to Ukraine Istvan Íjgyártó was invited to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 16, 2018, and a strong protest was issued in connection with the latest statements regarding Ukraine by Hungarian Prime Minister V. Orban and Deputy Prime Minister for National Policy Z. Semjen," the comment states.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the ambassador that it was necessary to end actions that negatively affect the development of bilateral relations, especially in the context of implementation of the agreements that the foreign ministers of the two countries reached in October.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Hungary replaced the post of “authorized representative on Transcarpathia” with the post of “authorized minister for development of cooperation between the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county and the Transcarpathian region and coordinator of programs for children's educational institutions in the Carpathian basin” in late October.

The next presidential elections in Ukraine are scheduled for March 31, 2019.


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