As a Hungarian from Romania, it’s frequently a tiny bit irregular to me how of us are taken aback by this.
For us, there’s a obvious distinction between nationality (ethnicity) and citizenship, as in, we’re Romanian voters, nonetheless Hungarian nationals, with the latter bearing a a long way elevated importance. To the purpose that, to illustrate, most Hungarians root for the Hungarian national soccer team. Rooting for the Romanian team in opposition to assuredly somebody would almost count as “treason” in the eyes of the extra extremist phase of our community.
In many western nations, however, the excellence between nationality and citizenship is muddy and bordering on irrelevant.