Hungary's UN Envoy Makes Country's First-ever Holocaust Apology

'We owe an apology to the victims because the Hungarian state was guilty for the Holocaust,' ambassador Csaba Korosi tells press conference.

Hungary has made its first official apology for the role it played during the Holocaust, Hungarian news agency MTI reported on the weekend.

The apology comes at a time when the country's wartime history is being bitterly debated, sparked by the government's proposal to erect a monument commemorating its occupation by Nazi Germany in 1944.

The Hungarian government under Miklos Horthy enacted...