Hungary’s Orban: Hungarians’ rights in Ukraine not violated

21:30, 16 November 2015
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Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban expressed content with the state of observance of the rights of Hungarian minority in Ukraine, during a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday, according to the presidential press service.


“Presence of the Party of Hungarians of Ukraine in Zakarpattia Regional State Administration clearly indicates that there is no oppression on the national basis in our country,” Petro Poroshenko noted.

Viktor Orban agreed with the importance of providing the visa-free regime with the EU for Ukrainian citizens and congratulated the president on successful holding of fair and transparent local elections.

Read alsoUkraine and Hungary link pipelines to bypass GazpromIn turn, Petro Poroshenko thanked Hungary for consistent position of support for sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, as well as humanitarian assistance and treatment of Ukrainian servicemen.

“The parties exchanged views on the ways to strengthen coordination of joint actions of security and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine and Hungary aimed at preventing illegal migration and fighting against smuggling,” reads the report.

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