Hungary "defended" Serbia
Member of the Delegation of Serbia in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Elvira Kova, stated that Hungary was asked about not voting for the admission of the so-called Kosovo in SE.
She said that at the plenary session, one of the guests was the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peter Szijjrt, who, among other things, said that it was not the time to talk about the membership of the so-called Kosovo in various international organizations, including the Council of Europe.
Kova told Tanjug that the main topic of Monday's session was the war in Ukraine, and that Szijjrt spoke about that conflict "from a different angle."
"He began his presentation by saying that most people will not like what he has to say. He said that the most important thing for Hungary is that peace be reached as soon as possible, and that Hungary does not think the best solution is to compete in who will have more weapons to deliver to Ukraine because it is not a contribution to peace," Kovac said.
He added that after his presentation, one of the MPs asked the head of Hungarian diplomacy why Hungary voted against the admission of the so-called Kosovo to the Council of Europe, despite the fact that it recognized its independence.
According to Kova, Szijjrt said that Hungary stands for stability in the Western Balkans, and that until any results are seen when it comes to the normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, it is not time to talk about the membership of the so-called Kosovo in various international organizations, including the Council of Europe.
On behalf of the Serbian delegation, Kova asked Szijjrt about the rights of national minorities, after which the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs praised Serbia and...