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Nov 01, 2019

FM: Protecting Christian culture is a top priority for both Hungary and Russia

During an appearance on Kossuth Radio on Sunday, Péter Szijjártó said Hungary has built cooperation with Russia to protect Christian communities around the world.

The Foreign Minister has highlighted how protecting Christian culture is a top priority for both Hungary and Russia.

During an appearance on Kossuth Radio on Sunday, Péter Szijjártó said Hungary has built cooperation with Russia to protect Christian communities around the world, and referred to the issue as “a very serious, tense, international and political” one. Both countries have mobilized great resources to ensure that protection, he added.

Minister Szijjártó said that during President Putin’s recent visit to Hungary the two countries had agreed to jointly rebuild a monastery in Syria, adding that they would jointly finance a large bakery to provide bread for a whole city.

In regards to oil and gas, Minister Szijjártó said that Hungary’s gas reserves were full, and the country was in the “comfortable position” of starting negotiations about gas supplies for the next heating season.

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