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House Speaker Sends Letter of Condolence to Croatian Counterpart

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.30.

László Kövér, the Speaker of Parliament, has sent a letter of condolence to Gordan Jandrokovic, his Croatian counterpart, over the earthquake in the Balkan country, saying it was important for the peoples of central Europe to assure each other of their solidarity.

In the letter seen by MTI on Wednesday, Kövér said he was “deeply saddened” to hear of the earthquakes that claimed several lives.

Orbán Offers Hungary's Assistance to Earthquake-Hit Croatia
Orbán Offers Hungary's Assistance to Earthquake-Hit Croatia

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Tuesday offered Hungary’s support to his Croatian counterpart after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the southern country, killing several people and injuring at least 20, the prime minister’s press chief said. The earthquake on Tuesday afternoon, which had its epicentre near the town of Petrinja in central Croatia, was the […]Continue reading

“On behalf of the Hungarian people, I’d like to extend my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wish them a speedy recovery.”

The speaker said Hungary was ready to assist in rescue and restoration efforts, which he added would hopefully start as soon as possible.

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