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Gov’t Sends Technical Experts to Lebanon

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.07.

The interior ministry of Hungary will send a group of technical experts to Beirut to help mitigate the effects of Tuesday’s blast in that city, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office told his regular press conference on Thursday.

Gergely Gulyás said that the Lebanese government had requested such assistance on Wednesday night, adding that the experts would leave for Beirut later on Thursday.

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On a proposal by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian government decided on Wednesday to send one million euros in humanitarian aid to help victims and contribute to reconstruction efforts to follow the devastating recent explosions in Beirut, the prime minister’s press chief told a press conference. Bertalan Havasi said that the sum would be […]Continue reading

Gulyás expressed his government’s condolences to the Lebanese people, and said he hoped that an investigation would ascertain that the explosion was not a deliberate act.

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