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Orbán Expresses Condolences after Nice Church Attack

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.29.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter of condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron after a suspected terrorist attack left three people dead at a church in Nice on Thursday, the PM’s press chief said.

Orbán expressed his sympathies to the people of France, wishing strength to the families of the victims, Bertalan Havasi said.

The prime minister said he was shocked to hear of the attack. “The attacks witnessed today and in recent weeks have made it clear that our shared European culture, way of life and values are caught in the crossfire of extremist terrorism,” he wrote.

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Extremist, anti-Christian ideologies, groups and persons that aim to destroy traditional European values and ways of life are starting to break loose, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday. In a Facebook entry starting as “Wake up Europe! The beheading of a teacher, murder in a church, the desecration of the Holy Father’s statue. What […]Continue reading

Orbán assured Macron of Hungary’s support in France’s time of need.

“We are prepared to join our forces in defence of traditional European values and traditional European way of life,” the prime minister wrote.

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