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The Hungarian government announced today that it supports the integration of Ukraine into the European Union (EU), thus joining eight other countries of the community bloc, informed Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó.
“Hungary supports the initiative of the eight EU countries that have already proposed Ukraine’s entry into the EU, as soon as possible,” the minister said in a video posted on the Facebook social network.
Szijjártó added that the Hungarian government wants the EU to start negotiations with Ukraine on its accession as soon as possible and added that it has informed its Polish and Lithuanian counterparts about the Hungarian position.
This Monday eight EU countries, all former communists, (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia) asked in a joint letter to integrate Ukraine into the union.