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Foreign Minister Offers Hungarian Help to Romania after Hospital Fire

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.10.03.

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó offered Hungary’s help to Romania on Saturday in the wake of a hospital fire in Constanta.

Szijjártó said on Facebook that “misfortunes never come singly”, and at a time when an increasing number of people need hospital care in Romania as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the epidemic hospital of Constanta was ravaged by fire on Friday.

He said he had sent a letter to Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu offering his condolences as well as Hungary’s help.

“The Hungarian health system has the capacity, and if you need help in looking after patients, you can rely on us,” Szijjártó said.

The Romanian interior minister said seven patients died in a fire at the Constanta epidemic hospital’s intensive care unit where patients were on ventilators.

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