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FM Szijjártó Calls for Continued Dialogue in Russia-Ukraine Standoff

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Hungary has a national security interest in preserving long-term peace, and calls on all parties to maintain the dialogue between all parties involved in the eastern European conflict, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in Brussels on Monday.

“All big players of world politics should return to the negotiating table rather than resort to provocation, messages, and shows of strength,” Szijjártó told Hungarian reporters during a break in a meeting with his European Union counterparts.

Szijjarto expressed hope that after a meeting scheduled to take place between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in Geneva this week, the US and Russian presidents will also meet. “Hungary sees that as the only solution, the only hope,” he said.

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