Budapest, March 22 (MTI) – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Tuesday expressed shock over reports of the explosions at Zaventem airport in Brussels as well as sympathy for the survivors of the blast.

Orbán also requested immediate and continuous briefings from the heads of the relevant Hungarian authorities, including law enforcement and counter-terror chiefs, the PM’s office press chief, Bertalan Havasi, said in a statement. If necessary, special measures will be put into place, he added.


Hungary’s president sends condolences over Brussels blasts

MTI – President János Áder expressed condolences to Philippe, King of Belgium, over the blasts in Brussels on Tuesday.

Áder said he was deeply shocked to learn about the blasts that claimed the lives of several innocent people.

He expressed his deep condolences on behalf of the Hungarian people to the families of the victims and wished the injured a fast recovery.

The “merciless evil acts” committed in Brussels again highlight the need on the part of the international community to fight terrorism with concerted and consistent action, Áder said, adding that Hungary is committed to supporting efforts aimed at protecting human values.


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