Szijjarto slams US Secretary of State’s ‘nonsensical’ accusation against Hungary

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a "nonsensical accusation" against Hungary, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said on his Facebook page on Thursday.

Szijjarto said Blinken had criticised Hungary over the freedom of religion, saying officials used “anti-Semitic tropes”.

“This accusation is especially nonsensical from the foreign minister of a country where attacks of intimidation against Jewish people have increased dramatically in the recent period and where anti-Semitic unrest has taken place at universities,” the minister said.

“Meanwhile, Israel’s national team and football clubs will play their matches in Hungary again in the next season because they feel safe here,” Szijjarto said.

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