Hungary had not heard the claims of Ukraine − Klimkin

Венгрия не услышала претензии Украины − Климкин

The Ministry of foreign Affairs is preparing a response to the situation with the issuance of Hungarian passports in Transcarpathia and appeals to hide it from the Ukrainian authorities.

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin criticised the reaction of the Hungarian counterpart péter Szijjártó on dual citizenship of residents of the Transcarpathian region. About the Ukrainian Minister said on Twitter.

According to him, Budapest has ignored the criticisms is that Hungarian diplomats urged Ukrainians to hide from authorities the fact of receiving the second citizenship.

“Seems to me someone in Ukraine and abroad misheard. The problem in the scandalous video of the Consulate in Berehove is not only the distribution of citizenship, and the call to hide it from Ukraine,” Klimkin.

Earlier in mass media there was a video in which citizens of Ukraine in the Hungarian Consulate in Beregovo get a Hungarian passport in exchange for an oath of allegiance to Hungary. However, their urge to hide this fact from the Ukrainian authorities.

Klimkin said that if the information is shown in the video are confirmed, the Consul of Hungary will be expelled from the country.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary said that dual citizenship is a common practice in the EU and warned the foreign Ministry of Ukraine from hostile action threatening to slow down the movement of Ukraine to the EU.

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