On behalf of the Hungarian people Prime Minister Viktor Orbán offered his condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the entire German nation due to the coach accident which occurred in Madeira, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday.

In his letter the Prime Minister wrote he was deeply shocked to learn about the tragic coach accident which occurred on the island of Madeira and “claimed the lives of many of your compatriots”. We are praying for the swift recovery of the injured and the families of the victims, Mr Orbán wrote in his letter to Angela Merkel.