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Orbán Thanks Macron for Help with Returning Hungarians from Wuhan

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.02.03.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron thanking him for France’s help with the return of a group of Hungarians from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, Orbán’s press chief said on Monday.

“Let me thank you for the excellent cooperation which was indispensable for the completion of the complex operation under extraordinary circumstances,” Bertalan Havasi cited Orbán as saying.

Coronavirus Prevention: Wuhan Hungarians Feel Healthy after Return, says Chief Medical Officer

Seven Hungarians evacuated from Wuhan were among passengers taken by a French aircraft to an airbase in southern France over the weekend. They returned to Hungary on Sunday evening.

Featured photo illustration by Balázs Szecsődi/PM’s Press Office