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Slovakia and Hungary to discuss open issues by February

Parliamentary Committees of the Parliaments of Slovakia and Hungary will discuss open issues in Slovak-Hungarian relations by the end of February, Speaker of Slovak Parliament Pavol Paška and his Hungarian counterpart Katalin Szili agreed in Komárom on December 3. The two parliamentary Speakers stated that they didn't share their views on the function of the Forum of Hungarian MPs of the Carpathian Basin (KMKF), the participants of which include MPs from Slovakia’s ethnic Hungarian SMK party. While Szili maintains that the KMKF is a legitimate forum for consultations, Paška insists that the institutionalisation of the KMKF is unacceptable. Paška said the parliamentary representation of minorities has not been resolved yet in Hungary, and it is also unclear how the Hungarian parliament will tackle the issue of spreading extremism. TASR

Parliamentary Committees of the Parliaments of Slovakia and Hungary will discuss open issues in Slovak-Hungarian relations by the end of February, Speaker of Slovak Parliament Pavol Paška and his Hungarian counterpart Katalin Szili agreed in Komárom on December 3. The two parliamentary Speakers stated that they didn't share their views on the function of the Forum of Hungarian MPs of the Carpathian Basin (KMKF), the participants of which include MPs from Slovakia’s ethnic Hungarian SMK party.

While Szili maintains that the KMKF is a legitimate forum for consultations, Paška insists that the institutionalisation of the KMKF is unacceptable. Paška said the parliamentary representation of minorities has not been resolved yet in Hungary, and it is also unclear how the Hungarian parliament will tackle the issue of spreading extremism. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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