Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (Photo: REUTERS) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (Photo: REUTERS)

In a letter to Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, Viktor Orban noted that he is saddened by reports of the earthquake that caused damage and incurred injury to people in and around Zagreb.

“I believe that in these difficult times it is important for Central European nations to demonstrate solidarity with one another in every way possible. In the name of the Hungarian people I would like to express condolences and offer the assistance of Hungary”; said Bertlan Havasi quoting Orban.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijarto expressed condolences for the injured on Facebook and wishes them a speedy recovery. “Croatia can count on Hungarian assistance in reconstruction,” he said.

Hungarian Parliament Speaker Laszlo Kover sent a telegram to his Croatian counterpart Gordan Jandroković, expressing his sympathy for Croatian that besides the epidemic “had to face this terrible natural catastrophe”.

“Hungary is ready to provide assistance to Croatia at this challenging moment,” said the spokesman.

Source: HRT