Several Hungarian citizens have died abroad in recent days. Tamás Menczer, State Secretary for Bilateral Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has therefore called on Hungarians traveling abroad to register for consular protection before traveling – reports Index.hu.
In the past few days, several Hungarians have died in accidents abroad, about which Tamás Menczer has posted information on his social media page. In the video, the Secretary of State noted that three Hungarians were involved in the bus accident in the Czech Republic, a father and son, and another man, all of whom are fine.
In Transylvania, Hungarian motorcyclists collided with a car, killing two and seriously injuring a third, who is being treated in hospital in serious, but stable and non-life-threatening condition.
In Slovakia, Hungarian cyclists were involved in a collision with a car, killing two of them, while the third cyclist was saved by being a few hundred meters behind the others.
In Greece, two young Hungarians rented a quad bike, but ran off the road and fell off a cliff. One of them died, the other suffered minor injuries.
Menczer said that the Foreign Ministry is assisting the families and the injured in all countries.
He asked those traveling abroad on holiday or for other purposes to
register for consular protection on the website of the Consular Service, and to consult it for more information about their destination before their trip.
He added that the website of the Consular Service has all the telephone numbers that Hungarian citizens running into trouble abroad can call at any time.
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