One-to-one meeting between Katalin Novák and Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Katalin Novák, President of the Republic of Hungary, visited Kiev on 23 August. During the visit, she participated in the third Crimea Platform Summit.

Following the meeting, Katalin Novák held a private meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said the President of Hungary on her Facebook page.

She highlighted that they agreed on five points with the Ukrainian President:

  1. as befits neighbours, we will set up a direct presidential communication channel,
  2. we will start preparing a new document on the relations between the two countries,
  3. we will join the discussions on the peace formula initiated by the President of Ukraine,
  4. we will work together on the case of children affected by the war as a priority,
  5. we will achieve progress on the minority rights of the Hungarian community in Transcarpathia as soon as possible.

Prior to her trip to Kiev, Katalin Novák visited Transcarpathia, where she attended an ecumenical service at the Roman Catholic Church in Beregszász, laid wreath at the St. Stephen’s statue in the churchyard and met with Hungarian political, religious and educational leaders in Transcarpathia.