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FM Szijjártó Asks Bavarian Interior Minister About Incident Prior to Germany-Hungary Euro 2020 Match

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.01.

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has asked the Bavarian interior minister to brief him about what punishment was imposed on the person who invaded the field waving a large rainbow flag during the Hungarian anthem being played ahead of the Germany-Hungary Euro 2020 match on June 23.

In a letter addressed to Joachim Herrmann, Szijjártó said the Hungarian national team had been subjected to an “unprecedented insult” before the kick-off.

It is also difficult to understand why the incident came as a surprise to the organisers who were well aware of the “efforts to create artificial political tension” before the match, Szijjártó said.

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