Hungary sends condolences over Indonesia tsunami

The Hungarian president has sent his condolences to Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo over the tsunami that killed more than 200 people in the coastal towns of the Sunda Strait on Saturday night, his office said on Sunday.

János Áder said he was deeply saddened to learn about the disaster in which another 843 people were injured.

“In these difficult times our thoughts are with the families of the victims and the Indonesian people,” Áder said.

Government condolences on the tsunami in the Sunda Strait

On 22 December 2018, the coastline around the Sunda Strait which lies between Java and Sumatra experienced a tsunami. 222 people lost their lives.

According to the information provided by our Embassy in Jakarta, no Hungarians were affected.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has expressed his condolences to his Indonesian counterpart, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, with relation to the tragedy.

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