MFA Ukraine accuses Hungarians' Union of separatism over altered map publication

11:30, 18 July 2019
Politics
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Yehor Bozhok on Twitter

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Security Service of Ukraine to investigate into the Society of Hungarian Culture of Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia)  publishing a map with the altered borders, showing certain territories in western Ukraine as part of Hungary.

"On the front page of the Karpatalja newspaper of the Society of Hungarian Culture of Zakarpattia NGO, under the slogan "Hungarian, get up!" a number of territories of Ukraine are shown belonging to Hungary. Separatism!" Deputy Foreign Minister Yehor Bozhok wrote on Twitter, posting a photocopy of the newspaper's front page.

The senior diplomat has called on the Prosecutor General's Office and the Security Service of Ukraine to initiate a probe.

He added that he had signed the relevant appeals to said agencies.

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