Hungary’s flag was hoisted and lowered to half-mast in front of Parliament on Friday morning, in commemoration of the anniversary of the defeat of the 1956 uprising against Soviet rule.
The flag was lowered in a military ceremony, with President Katalin Novák and army chief Major General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi attending. Bence Rétvári, parliamentary state secretary of the interior ministry, and András Zs. Varga, head of the top court Kúria, also attended the event.
The flag will remained at half-mast throughout the day.
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