Laszlo Kover – Photo: MTI

House speaker expresses condolences over Abe’s death

House Speaker Laszlo Kover has expressed condolences over the death of Shinzo Abe, Japan's former prime minister.

In a letter to Hiroyuki Hosoda, his Japanese counterpart, Kover remembered Abe as a “great politician with foresight”, recalling a meeting with him in Japan in 2016.

“With his death, Japan has lost an outstanding politician and Hungary an understanding and good friend,” he added.

Abe was assassinated on Friday.

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