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According to Sputnik news agency, Kremlin press service said that Vladimir Putin expressed on Saturday his condolences to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Hungarian President János Áder over a deadly crash of a bus with Hungarian citizens in Italy. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni expressed his condolences on the phone to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the whole of Hungary.

Putin expresses condolences to Hungary

The Sputnik news agency said:

“It is especially tragic that children and teenagers became victims of the accident,” Putin said in a telegram. He also expressed support for families of victims and wished soon recovery to those injured in the crash.

Italian and Hungarian Prime Ministers spoke on the phone

Paolo Gentiloni informed his Hungarian counterpart of all the circumstances related to the accident, as well as of the fact that the Italian ambulance service and health care institutions are doing everything they can to provide the best possible care for the injured Hungarians, the press chief said.

Mr Orbán thanked the Italian Prime Minister for the information and the work of the Italian authorities. He asked his partner to ensure that the Italian and Hungarian state agencies form the closest possible cooperation in order to uncover the circumstances of the mass disaster and to transport the injured back to Hungary within the shortest possible time, the information released reads.

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Source:, Sputnik news agency

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