Date: 18 August 2020
Poland and Hungary sign memorandum on humanitarian aid cooperation
A Polish-Hungarian memorandum on cooperation in carrying humanitarian aid was signed on Monday in Budapest by Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński and Hungary’s Secretary of State for Aid to Persecuted Christians Tristan Azbej.
According to the agreement, both countries will work together in preparing humanitarian and development projects in various parts of the world. Planned undertakings are aimed to curb poverty and develop infrastructure, there are also projects designed to lessen religious conflicts and promote religious tolerance, pluralism, and human rights.
Referring to the memorandum, Paweł Jabłoński said that hundreds of millions of people worldwide were persecuted for their religious beliefs daily, and called the memorandum proof that this was not being forgotten about.