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V4: Joint preparation, joint results

15:47 October 27, 2021

In the framework of the Hungarian V4 Presidency’s program, the V4 Planning Group held its regular meeting in Budapest on 26 October with the main aim of discussing the member countries’ current issues in the fields of defence policy and capability development, and of exploring opportunities for further cooperation.

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NATO Defence Ministers Meet in Brussels

07:20 October 24, 2021

The defence ministers of the NATO member states met on 21-22 October in Brussels. At the meeting, the ministers touched on topics such as the Alliance's deterrence and defence posture, and the situation in Afghanistan and Iraq. At a seminar prior to the NATO meetings, European Union defence ministers discussed the "Strategic Compass" process, which will determine the future of European defence. There was also a ministerial meeting of the member states of the German-led Framework Nation Concept.

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Minister of Defence Lays Wreath in Brussels

07:10 October 24, 2021

On 22nd October, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Hungary in NATO Zoltán Nagy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Belgium and Luxembourg Iván Tamás Kovács, and Lieutenant General Gábor Böröndi, Head of the Military Representative Office laid a wreath in the presence of Piarist Priest István Havas and members of the Hungarian 1956 Diaspora.

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Tibor Benkő: The peace and security of the Western Balkans is a top priority for Hungary

16:35 October 22, 2021

The peace and security of the Western Balkans is a top priority both for Hungary and NATO, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő stated in a break of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on Friday, 22 October.

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Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces receives United Kingdom’s ambassador accredited to Hungary

16:29 October 22, 2021

On Friday, 22 October Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces received in his office Paul Fox, Ambassador of the United Kingdom accredited to Hungary.

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In a reach of activation

11:25 October 22, 2021

The script of the Memorandum of Understanding, the fundamental document of the Headquarters Multinational Division – Centre, located in Székesfehérvár, was harmonized by respective Member States during a two-day conference in Belgium.

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The stability of the Western Balkans is in our common interest

09:30 October 20, 2021

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces paid a three-day official visit to North Macedonia at the invitation of Lieutenant General Vasko Gjurchinovski, Chief of Defence of the Balkan country. At their meeting, the two leaders discussed the details of possible cooperation.

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Hungarian Commander in Charge of KFOR

16:25 October 16, 2021

The Film City Military Base in Kosovo saw a change of command ceremony on 15th October: Major General Ferenc Kajári took over the command of KFOR from Italian General Franco Federici. With his appointment, for the first time in the history of the Kosovo peacekeeping mission, a Hungarian commander will head NATO's 22-year-long mission, for which some four thousand troops from twenty-eight countries are contributed.

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V4 military cooperation becomes closer

06:00 October 15, 2021

“The history of the V4 shows that the Visegrád Group represents a significant added value for Europe”, said Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszi-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces at the signing of an agreement after the conference of Visegrád Four Chiefs of Defence on 13 October.

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New Austrian defence attaché in Budapest

05:55 October 15, 2021

On Wednesday, 13 October Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command (HDFC) received in his office outgoing Austrian defence attaché Brigadier General Daniel Pregl and the incoming one, Brigadier General Manfred Hanzl.