Hungary outraged by deployment of Ukrainian military to Transcarpathia

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó criticized the plans of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine to restore a military unit in the city of Beregovo in Transcarpathia. His words are conveyed by

It's about a battalion of some 800 people. According to the diplomat, the fact that the Ukrainian authorities explain this step by the need to protect the territorial integrity, causes concern.

"This means that they consider the Hungarian national community a threat to Kiev, which is outrageous, which is why Hungary is bluntly against it," Szijjártó said.

Earlier in the capital of Transcarpathia, Uzhgorod, unknown people set fire to the building of the "Society of Hungarian Culture" twice. Budapest in response called for the introduction of OSCE observers into the field.

DONi News Agency