Contents tagged with Berehove
Budapest opens Ukrainian language courses for Hungarians in Transcarpathia
According to Istvan Grezsa, the Ministerial Commissioner for cooperation of the border regions of Hungary and Ukraine, the Hungarian government is opening Ukrainian language courses in the city of Berehove, in Transcarpathia, for local Hungarians. The news outlet European Pravda reported that Grezsa emphasized that the courses would be free, and that the purpose of the project is to reduce tensions between the two countries.
"Given the state of the relations that has developed between our …
Hungary stops issuing passports to Ukrainians in Zakarpattia
The Hungarian consulate in Ukraine has stopped and will not resume the practice of issuing Hungarian citizenship to Ukrainian citizens inside its consulates in Zakarpattia and in Kyiv,said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in response to a question he was asked in Milan about the outcome of the negotiations with Hungary.
Last week in Kyiv, Ukraine and Hungary held consular consultations, and their foreign ministers met in Milan on December 6. Klimkin confirmed that at these meetings, …
Hungarian Foreign Minister: issuing Hungarian passports to Ukrainians in Zakarpattia is legal
Hungarian Foreign Minister, Péter Szijjártó, expressed confidence that the issuance of Hungarian passports to citizens of Ukraine in the Zakarpattia's (Transcarpathian) region is not a violation of the Ukrainian legislation.
In an interview with Deutsche Welle, published on Thursday, November 22, the head of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry stated that "according to Hungarian law, Hungarians who live in Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia), have the right to dual citizenship. If you look at Ukrainian …
Ukrainian politician: Hungary changed the city in which Ukrainians can receive Hungarian passports
On November 12, before the start of the Regional Development Council in Kyiv, the head of the Zakarpattia (Transcarpathian) Regional State Administration, Gennady Moskal, stated that Budapest has postponed the issuance of its passports to residents of Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia) from Berehove to the neighboring Hungarian city of Kisvárda in eastern Hungary, UNIAN reports.
“Nothing has changed. Well, they moved the issuance of passports to the neighboring Hungarian city of Kisvarda. People can …
Anti-Hungarian billboards appear in Zakarpattia
Billboards showed up simultaneously in several regions of Ukraine’s Zakarpattia province with a picture of the leaders of the Zakarpattia Hungarian Cultural Association (KMKS) and the inscription “Let’s stop the separatists”.
Local police are searching for the people behind the provocation, said Hennadiy Moskal, Chairman of the Zakarpattia Regional State Administration.
“Law enforcement officers are currently searching for the direct perpetrators of the provocation, but the methods and style …
Hungary expels Ukrainian diplomat
Hungary declared the first Secretary of the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest persona non-grata. The Ukrainian Ambassador in Hungary was duly informed, the press service of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry stated on Thursday, October 4. The employee of the Ukrainian Embassy was ordered to leave the country within 72 hours.
Earlier that day, Ukraine stated that the Hungarian Consul in the city of Berehove in the Zakarpattia region would be expelled. According to the Ministry’s press service, the …