Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine handed a note of protest to the Ambassador of Hungary in connection with the illegal campaigning of Hungarian officials for one of the parties in Zakarpattya. The press service of the Foreign Ministry reports this.
"Today, the Ambassador of Hungary to Ukraine Istvan Idyarto was invited to the Foreign Ministry. He was handed a note of protest due to the facts of political agitation of Hungarian officials in favor of one of the political parties in the local elections of Ukraine on October 25, 2020," the statement said.
It is noted that calls to vote for the Hungarian party Society of Hungarian Culture of Zakarpattya sounded on the day of local elections.
The Foreign Ministry again called on the Hungarian side to respect the legislation of Ukraine and not interfere in the internal affairs of the neighboring country.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced repeated signs of political agitation by Hungarian civil servants who visit the Zakarpattya region.