Hungary wants to openly cooperate with Russia unlike countries that trade with Russia covertly – MFA of Hungary

Hungary’s Foreign Minister, Péter Szijjártó, has expressed the country’s willingness to engage in transparent discussions regarding cooperation with Russia, particularly in economic sectors unaffected by European Union sanctions. Szijjártó made these remarks during a press briefing in Prague following a meeting of the Visegrad Four foreign ministers.

“In those sectors where there are no sanctions — yes, on a pragmatic basis, where it corresponds to our national interests — we would like to develop cooperation with the Russians, as many European and transatlantic countries do. Some of them are hidden, and some of them are open,”

Hungary’s Foreign Minister, Péter Szijjártó

Additionally, Szijjártó highlighted the increasing volumes of Russian gas supplied to Europe, imports of Russian oil to India, and the provision of nuclear fuel by Russia to non-European NATO member countries.

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