Hungarian Foreign Minister does not see any threat from Russia
14:48, 2 August 2016

Hungarian Foreign Minister does not see any threat from Russia

Péter Szijjártó does not believe Russia is threat to national survival

14:48, 2 August 2016


The possibility of Putin’s attacks on the one or more NATO member countries seems ‘unrealistic’. Foreign Minister of Hungary Péter Szijjártó expressed such an opinion, Voice of America agency writes.

"I do not think Russia could attack any of the NATO members", he said.

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According to the Foreign Minister of Hungary, each NATO member state has "feelings of varying intensity" about the military threat from the Russian Federation.

"We have no such feelings toward Russia. I do not think Russia is a threat to our existence", Szijjártó added.

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As the source notes, this position is represented by only one state and is contrary to the views of other members of NATO in the region, who see the real threat of Moscow. Poland and the Baltic countries have repeatedly expressed concern that they could become a target for the hostile acts of the Russian Federation.

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