- 24 Oct 2018 6:26 AM
- Hungary Matters
Hungarian people in 1956 said no to tyranny and dictatorial rule, as they also said no to intimidation, the ministry’s statement cited Péter Szijjártó as saying.
“They said it was enough of others wanting to decide Hungary’s future and dictating how they should live their lives in their own country,” he said.
“The Hungarian nation is a nation of freedom fighters.
This was shown in 1956, too, when Hungarian people had the courage to rise up against a vastly superior force and, despite the absence of the much awaited help from abroad, they fought until the end for Hungary’s freedom,” Szijjártó said.
“We Hungarians will never accept that others should decide about our future. We owe that to the heroes of 1956,” the minister said. The video message will be played during commemorations at embassies and consulates, the ministry said.
Photo: PM's press Office Szecsődi Balázs
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