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Hungary to Donate EUR 1 Million to Lebanon Blast Victims

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.06.

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 sent under the arrangements of the Hungary Helps Programme to Lebanon’s Syriac Maronite Church of Antioch.

Orbán Sends Condolences to Lebanese Counterpart over Beirut Blast
Orbán Sends Condolences to Lebanese Counterpart over Beirut Blast

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter of condolence to his Lebanese counterpart, Hassan Diab, over a massive explosion that rocked Beirut killing more than 100 people on Tuesday, the prime minister’s press chief told MTI. “On behalf of the Hungarian people, I wish to express my deepest condolences to you and the […]Continue reading

Havasi said Orbán had sent a condolence letter to the Lebanese Christian Democrat Kataeb Party earlier in the day after learning that the party’s Secretary-General Nazar Najarian had been killed in Tuesday’s explosions.

Featured photo illustration by MTI/EPA/Dar Al Mussawir/Ibrahim Dirani


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