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Hungarian government issues video featuring map of Ukraine excluding Crimea

Budapest, June 3 – The Hungarian government has released a video calling for a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine, including a map showing Crimea outside of Ukrainian territory.
On one of the frames, as an illustration, a map is shown, where the Crimea outside the territory of Ukraine is depicted.
In addition, the flags of Russia, Ukraine and the United States are depicted on the frame calling for the start of peace negotiations. Earlier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that peace in Ukraine can only be achieved after negotiations between Russia and the United States, and Europe lost its chance at mediation because it was unable to implement the Minsk agreements.
Since the beginning of the conflict, Hungary has consistently opposed sanctions against Russia’s energy resources and arms shipments to Ukraine. In March 2022, the Hungarian Parliament issued a decree banning the supply of weapons to Ukraine from the country’s territory. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Sijarto made it clear that Budapest seeks to secure the territory of Transcarpathia, where ethnic Hungarians live, because the supply of weapons through its territory would become a legitimate military objective. The country’s leadership has repeatedly emphasized that Hungary is in favor of an early start of peace negotiations.
Crimea became a Russian region after a referendum held there in March 2014, in which 96.77% of voters in the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% in Sevastopol supported joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea to be its own, but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the Crimeans democratically, in full accordance with international law and the UN Charter, voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimean issue is “finally closed”.
In October 2022, Putin signed federal constitutional laws on the admission of new territories to Russia and the formation of new entities of the Russian Federation. Russia included the LPR, DPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. It happened after the referendums that took place in these regions on September 23-27. In the DRC, 99.23% of voters voted for this decision, in the LPR – 98.42%, in the Kherson region – 87.05% and in Zaporizhia – 93.11%.

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