Hungarian Opposition Leader Hands Over Humanitarian Aid To Okhmatdyt Hospital

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Peter Magyar, the leader of the Hungarian opposition party TISZA, has handed over humanitarian aid worth HUF 20 million (about $50,000) to the Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital, which was damaged in Russia's July 8 missile attack.

A live broadcast of the politician's visit to the hospital and his communication with the hospital's general director, Volodymyr Zhovnir, was conducted on his facebook page, Ukrinform reports.

"We want to transfer the collected humanitarian aid for 20 million forints," Magyar said.

Zhovnir briefed Magyar on the circumstances of the missile attack, its victims and damage, and reconstruction plans.

The politician also conveyed to Zhovnir an offer from the Hungarian MedSpot Foundation to take the children who were treated at Okhmatdyt to Budapest for treatment and rehabilitation.

Magyar said that "the Hungarian people understand that Ukraine was attacked by Russia and they fully support the fact that Ukraine should restore its territorial integrity within internationally recognized borders."

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Earlier, Magyar visited the Wall of Remembrance near St. Michael's Cathedral and laid flowers at the memorial to fallen heroes.

Magyar announced his visit to Kyiv with humanitarian aid to Ukrainian children after Russia's missile attack on the Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital in Kyiv on July 8. He also condemned the attack.

Russia's July 8 missile attack targeted Kyiv, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih and other cities across Ukraine. Residential buildings, infrastructure facilities and a children's hospital were damaged.

In particular, one missile hit the Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital.

As many as 627 children were in the hospital at the time of the attack. Eight of them were injured, and two adults were killed. Some 94 patients were transported to other hospitals.

A boy who was in intensive care at Okhmatdyt at the time of the attack died on July 10.

Ukraine's SBU State Security Service said that Russian invaders had used a Kh-101 cruise missile in their attack on the Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital.



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