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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on Thursday, October 4, will send a note to Hungary on the expulsion of a Hungarian Consul in Berehove from Ukraine.

Speaking at a joint press conference with Moldovan Foreign Minister Tudor Ulianovschi in Kyiv, Klimkin said that in civilized countries, including Ukraine, diplomats are not expelled by force, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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"We are civilized and polite people, although tough and consistent at the same time... Of course, he will leave the country himself, but everything is very simple, I have already said. I suggested that [Hungarian Foreign Minister] Péter Szijjártó recall him. He has such a diplomatic week," Klimkin said.

"If this does not happen, and I understand that this will not happen because of the Hungarian position, tomorrow we will send a note to the Hungarian side that he should leave his work in Ukraine and, accordingly, Ukraine," the minister said.