Hungarian television marked Crimea as part of Russia (VIDEO)

5 December 2019 16:17  56206389 0208543
Hungarian television marked Crimea as part of Russia (VIDEO)

The caption to the piece about beached jellyfish on the Azov sea coast reads "Crimea peninsula, Russia - 2019. November 27". 
 
The annexed Crimea was marked as Russian territory on the Hungarian M1 channel. The corresponding video was broadcast on Thursday, December 5. The channel showed the video of Crimea marking is as a part of Russia. The channel is also broadcast in Ukrainian Transcarpathia. 
  
In the "No Comments section", the channel showed the Azov sea coast of Crimea, which hundreds of beached jellyfish.  
The caption under the video "Krím-Félsziget, Oroszország - 2019. November 27" translates as "Crimea Peninsula, Russia - 2019. November 27".  
In connection with the airing of a video on the central Hungarian TV channel M1, in which the Crimea is marked as the territory of the Russian Federation, the Embassy appealed to the TV channel and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary requesting the caption to be corrected.  We sincerely hope that this is a misunderstanding, and not a deliberate act, given Hungary's continued and clear support for Ukraine's territorial integrity.  At the same time, we cannot leave such errors unanswered.   Reported by Ukraine Magyarországi Nagykövetsége / Embassy of Ukraine to Hungary

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