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Novak expresses condolences over Morocco earthquake

President Katalin Novak has sent her condolences to King Mohammed VI of Morocco, his family and the people of Morocco, over the earthquake that hit the country late Friday.
9. September 2023 18:45

“Deeply shocked by the devastating news coming from Morocco where an earthquake killed hundreds of people and left many more homeless,” Novak said on the social media platform X, formerly Twitter.

“My heartfelt condolences to the royal family and to the people of Morocco; my thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims during this tragic moment. I wish you strength for the rescue operations, we Hungarians lend a helping hand whenever needed,” she added.

Foreign ministry spokesman Mate Paczolay told MTI on Saturday that based on currently available information, there were no Hungarian victims or injured in connection with the overnight earthquake.

The Hungarian embassy in Morocco is contacting Hungarian citizens living or staying in the country for the purpose of travel, providing them with all possible help and information, he said.

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