The Ministry of foreign Affairs accused Hungary of meddling in the internal politics of the country before the elections to the Verkhovna Rada. This is stated in the official statement of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry, published on the Agency’s website.
It noted that the concern of Kiev caused the recent meeting of the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban with the Chairman of the society of Hungarian culture of Transcarpathia, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Vasily Brenzovich in Budapest. In addition, the Ukrainian authorities are dissatisfied with the fact of the visits of the officials of Hungary in the Carpathian region, as well as the open support of certain candidates in deputies of the Parliament of Ukraine.
“At the same time, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry was surprised to learn that, despite a recommendation of the Ukrainian side, July 15, 2019 in the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine, using a diplomatic passport, with informal visit there has arrived the head of administration of the Prime Minister of Hungary, görgey Guys to participate in a public event in Uzhgorod district”, — added there.
Such actions of Budapest, in the opinion of the foreign Ministry, are a violation of diplomatic rules and the spirit of neighbourliness. In depodesta stressed that Kyiv reserves the right to steps to prevent interference in Hungarian internal Affairs of Ukraine.
5 July it was reported about plans of Ukrainian diplomats to chastise the Ambassador of Hungary Istvan Idare. The reason for this were the statements of the Hungarian Minister of external economy and foreign Affairs péter Szijjártó on violations of the linguistic rights of the Hungarian community in Ukraine.
In September 2018 between Kiev and Budapest sparked a diplomatic scandal. Then there was video from the Hungarian Consulate in Transcarpathia, where the Consul was handing out in the building of the diplomatic mission passports to Ukrainians and led them to the oath of allegiance to Hungary. It later turned out that the diplomat didn’t give out passports and the packet of documents for obtaining citizenship. However, the incident provoked the conflict, which Ukraine was kicked out of the country the Consul. Hungary responded similarly.
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