Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has expressed his condolences to the victims of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London in a letter sent to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Viktor Orbán’s press chief said on Thursday.
“I was devastated to learn about the brutal terrorist attack in the heart of London,” Orbán said in the letter and expressed his deepest condolences on behalf of the people of Hungary, Bertalan Havasi said.
This heinous event cannot and will not weaken our commitment to stand up against terror and violence. I can assure you that Hungary remains a firm ally of the United Kingdom in the fight against international terrorism. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Britain in these difficult moments,
the Hungarian Premier wrote to his British counterpart.
Meanwhile Hungary’s Foreign Ministry has also expressed its sympathy to families of the victims in Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, and wished a speedy recovery to those injured, the foreign ministry told news agency MTI. In its statement, the ministry said that “such tragic events also highlight the importance of making the security of Europeans a top priority in European politics”. “Efforts against terrorism must be stepped up… to restore security in Europe,” the statement said.
According to reports from the Scotland Yard, four people died and at least 20 were seriously injured in the attack which happened in central London.
On Thursday morning the Hungarian President expressed condolences to Queen Elizabeth II in a telegram over Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, the Hungarian Presidential Office has reported. János Áder said he was deeply saddened to learn about the attack which claimed the lives of innocent people. He expressed deep sympathies on the Hungarian people’s behalf to the families of the victims and wished them a speedy recovery. Hungary resolutely condemns the attack as a “brutal and heinous” act of violence, Áder said.
via MTI; featured photo: Niklas Halle’n – AFP