Kiev is not in dispute with Hungary, how to interpret Ukrainian laws – Klimkin

Киев не дискутирует с Венгрией, как толковать украинские законы – Климкин

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine responded to the statement of the Hungarian colleagues about the legality of the issuance of the Ukrainians passports of another country.

Ukraine will not negotiate with Hungary, the way to interpret Ukrainian laws on the territory of Ukraine. On Friday, November 23, Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in his Twitter.

“We are discussing with the Hungarian side, how should be interpreted the Ukrainian laws on Ukrainian territory,” – wrote the Minister.

According to him, this he will speak to consular consultation on November 28 in Kiev, and during subsequent meetings with the foreign Minister of Hungary Peter Siarto.

We will remind, before that, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary péter Szijjártó said in an interview that the issuance of Hungarian passports to citizens of Ukraine does not contradict Ukrainian law.

We will remind, the conflict between Budapest and Kiev erupted after the adoption of the law of Ukraine On education, which defines the Ukrainian language as your primary language in the educational process.

In September the situation worsened after media reported the video, which the citizens of Ukraine in the Hungarian Consulate in Beregovo get a Hungarian passport. At the same time in exchange for an oath of loyalty to Hungary were encouraged to hide this fact from the Ukrainian authorities. The reaction of Kiev to the incident was the announcement of the Hungarian Consul persona non grata. Later a similar decision on the expulsion of the Ukrainian Consul took Budapest.


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