Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been criticised for wearing a scarf that features a historical map of "Greater Hungary".Orbán was pictured wearing the garment at a recent football match between Hungary and Greece in Budapest.The scarf features the borders of Hungary's former kingdom, which includes modern-day Austria, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.Orbán's decision to display the map at a public event has been criticised by two of Hungary's European neighbours.The Romanian foreign ministry expressed its "firm disapproval" and accused the Hungarian Prime Minister of "revisionism"."Any manifestation of a revisionist nature, regardless of the form it takes, is unacceptable and contrary to current realities and the commitments jointly undertaken by Romania and Hungary," a statement read."This attitude is in clear contrast with the atmosphere of openness and revival of bilateral dialogue shown during recent consultations."Éljen a válogatott csúcstartó!
Köszönünk mindent, Balázs!The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that it will summon the Hungarian ambassador to Ukraine over the matter."The promotion of revisionist ideas in Hungary does not contribute to the development of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations and does not correspond to the principles of European politics," ministry spokesperson Oleg Nikolenko wrote on Facebook."The Hungarian ambassador will be invited to the Ukrainian foreign ministry and made aware of the unacceptability of Viktor Orbán's actions."Nikolenko also said Kyiv expected an "official apology" from Budapest for violating its "territorial integrity".Orbán has previously invoked ire from Hungary's neighbours by sharing images of "Greater Hungary" on social media.MaRead more on euronews.com