President János Áder has expressed condolences to the families of victims of an earthquake that shook Turkey on Friday in a message sent to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President’s Office said on Sunday.
“Allow me, on behalf of the Hungarian people and in my own name, to express condolences to the families of the victims and wish a full and speedy recovery to the injured,” Áder said.
He added that Turkey can count on Hungary for assistance and cooperation in rescue efforts as well as the reconstruction of settlements that have suffered damage.
Orbán sends condolences over Turkey earthquake victims
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed “sorrow and sympathy” over Turkey’s recent earthquake in a letter sent to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday.
In his letter, Orbán offered Hungary’s contribution to the efforts of Turkish authorities in the aftermath of the disaster at Izmir, the prime minister’s press chief said.
Friday’s earthquake that shook the western parts of Turkey has claimed at least 81 lives and left more than 1,000 people injured.
Parl’t Speaker Sends Condolences over Turkey Earthquake Victims
Hungarian House Speaker László Kövér has sent a telegram of condolences to Mustafa Sentop, his Turkish counterpart, over the recent earthquake near Izmir, in western Turkey.
Kövér said he was shocked to learn about the disaster that hit the area on October 30 claiming at least 81 lives and causing enormous damage.
On behalf of Hungarian lawmakers he expressed his deepest condolences and sympathy with the people of Turkey.
Kövér extended his condolences to the families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
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