Supporting Terrorism Online
23 June 2021
For more than a decade, Hungary and Azerbaijan have developed excellent bilateral relations. A foreign policy choice at odds with Budapest claims to defend the ‘persecuted Christians’ in the East but in line with the EU’s pragmatic diplomacy with Baku.
The war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the control of Nagorno-Karabakh had only started a few days earlier, but the Foreign Minister of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, already expressed Hungary’s support for the authoritarian regime of Azerbaijan very diplomatically: