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Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

21:15 May 24, 2022

EUFOR Operation Althea: Katalin Novák praises our troops’ role

10:30 January 31, 2024

On Tuesday, 30 January President of Hungary Katalin Novák paid a visit to Sarajevo. On Tuesday, she first met with the members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and then held a discussion with Borjana Kristo, Chairwoman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Preserving the Stability of the Western Balkans is a Priority

10:19 January 31, 2024

In the age of danger, maintaining attention on the Western Balkans is especially important to preserve the stability of the region, and Hungary is constantly engaged in this issue – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Sarajevo after his discussions with Zukan Helez, defence minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Serbia is Our Distinguished Strategic Partner

14:03 January 29, 2024

“The Hungarian government and the Ministry of Defence aspire to find a partnership with Serbia for the Hungarian defence industry advanced and renewed within the framework of armed forces development” – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the press conference held together with Miloš Vučević, Serbian Defence Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the Ministry of Defence on Friday, 26 January.


Military Medical Diplomacy Meeting in Austria

10:55 January 29, 2024

The delegation of the Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Centre made a professional visit to the Medical Department of the Federal Ministry of Defence of Austria in order to discuss the details of providing medical aid during the mutual exercises of EUFOR Operation Althea led by a Hungarian commander in 2024.


Armed Forces Development by Selling Equipment No Longer Used

10:31 January 29, 2024

It became possible to sell – up to a limit defined by law – war materials, military equipment and materials no longer used for national defence – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.


Armoured Vehicles of the Future

12:25 January 25, 2024

Major General Attila Takács, Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff for area protection represented Hungary at the “International Armoured Vehicles 2024” conference held in London between 22 and 24 January.

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Bowing Head at the Borsó Hill

14:38 January 22, 2024

“It is hard to cope with the tragedy of the Slovak Air Force Antonov An-24 aircraft even 18 years later” – said General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff commemorating the victims of the 2006 aircraft crash of Hejce in the evening on Friday, 19 January at Borsó Hill near the village of Hejce, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.

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Peace is in our common interest

12:12 January 22, 2024

“Similarly to Hungary, Vietnam is on the side of peace and ceasefire. I had the opportunity to welcome Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the Ludovika – University of Public Service, the home of Hungarian military tertiary education”, wrote Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his Facebook page.

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NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session

11:24 January 22, 2024

Between 17–18 January, NATO’s highest Military Authority, the Military Committee met in Brussels. The Hungarian delegation at the meeting was headed by General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces.


Meeting of Hungarian and Slovakian Defence Policy Directors

12:09 January 19, 2024

László Hajnik, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy received his Slovakian counterpart, Robert Bestro, Defence Policy Director and his delegation within the framework of an official visit in Budapest between 16 and 17 January.