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Tristan Azbej to BBC News: “The Hungarian Gov is comitted in aiding Christians”

The state secretary in his interview to BBC News said: the Hungarian government is determined to help the most persecuted religious group on the world, namely the Christians.

In his Facebook post, the state secretary said: 

“We promised, that we won’t let the world to remain silent when our Christian siblings are suffering. We also volunteered, that we show the world the generosity of the Hungarian people via the Hungary Helps Program. 

I’m grateful, that today I could kept my promise front of the whole world.” – commented Tristan Azbej, Hungary’s State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and the Hungary Helps Program on his Facebook page, sharing the one-minute-long summary of his interview given to BBC News.

On Saturday Tristan Azbej visited Iraq to Pope Francis’ visit. The state secretary in his interview to BBC News said: the Hungarian government is determined to help the most persecuted religious group on the world, namely the Christians. He added: the goal is to prevent the migration with the humanitarian aid given to the Christians and other groups so they could stay in their homeland.

The aid however – he highlighted – must serve all the other communities as well. The state secretary reported to the news channel the aid given to the Iraqi communities, such as the aid provided to build a Chaldean catholic church’ school in Erbil.

Pope Francis – the first Catholic leader visiting Iraq – he arrived to the country, to strengthen the handful, remaining local Christian communities. The Pope also visits other locations important to Christianity in Iraq. 

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