The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Ukraine is a supporter of friendship and cooperation with Hungary, but bilateral relations must take into account the national interests of all countries.
According to a UNIAN news agency, Dmitro Kuleba said in a press conference on Thursday about Ukrainian-Hungarian relations, using a biblical analogy, that “the culprit should not be confused with the truth. Gas – guilty, protection of national minorities, the Hungarians in Ukraine – a true case. Therefore, we postponed the meeting of the bilateral economic committee indefinitely “.
The head of the ministry emphasized that Ukrainian diplomats are ready to make progress in the field of education and the protection of minorities, and that, in his words, they have achieved serious results in these matters.
Speaking about Hungary’s blocking of NATO-Ukraine ministerial committee meetings, Kuleba said: “Orbán said nothing new. Hungary has consistently stated that NATO issues should be resolved together with a complex solution to the issues of the Hungarian minority in Ukraine.”
Kuleba stressed that the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry is a news of friendship and cooperation, but that “someone does something that is not in Ukraine’s interests, the one violates them and takes a blow to us – we always respond with a blow, in every diplomatic sense.”
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