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The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry first declared a Hungarian consul in the town of Beregovo a persona non-grata and gave him a deadline of 72 hours to leave the country.
"We hope that the Hungarian side will refrain from any unfriendly steps towards Ukraine in the future, and that its officials will not violate Ukrainian legislation," the ministry said.
This came after a Serbian boy was arrested for defending his brother.
As reported by RTV Kim, in a letter to the police and the representatives of the interim council of the municipality of Orahovac, the parents claim their children are subject of frequent verbal attacks that have now escalated to threats with brass knuckles.
They meddled in Macedonia's internal affairs, Russia believes.
"Despite the fact that leading politicians in the EU and NATO member-states openly urged Macedonian citizens to vote in favor, which, we believe is a totally unacceptable practice, all this ended in failure," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
The consul "should leave the country within three days," the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said in a statement.
"We hope that the Hungarian side will refrain from any unfriendly steps towards Ukraine in the future, and that its officials will not violate Ukrainian legislation," a press release, quoted by Sputnik, said.
A fire broke out on a truck travelling on a vertical road of Egnatia highway in central Macedonia on Thursday, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
The blaze appears to have started at the vehicle's engine, the news agency said, adding that the driver abandoned the truck in time, without being injured.
Three days after the name change referendum in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said it will continue to back the "friendly" country's efforts to become a member of the European Union and NATO.
"Turkey has recognized the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name since its foundation," the ministry said in a statement.