Hungary has changed the name of “the minister for Zakarpattia.” The decision was published by Hungarian Justice Ministry on October 29, as EPravda reported referring to the copy of the document.
The order has officially changed the post to “minister responsible for the development of the cooperation of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg and Zakarpattia regions and coordination of the development program for education facilities for children of Zakarpattia region.”
Now, the name of the post is not about the development of one of the regions, but about the cooperation of two neighboring border regions. Hungary has basically returned the name of the post, which existed till spring, 2018 adding to the functions of the deputy minister the work with office administration of Zakarpattia region.
Reportedly, Foreign Ministry declared the Hungarian consul in Berehove, Ukraine's Zakarpattia region, persona non-grata and obliged him to leave Ukraine within 72 hours.