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Deputy Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces visits Brussels

Text: Hungarian Defence Forces Command | Photo: HDFC |  10:56 December 3, 2021

Between 29 November – 1 December, Major General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces paid a visit to Brussels. During the three-day program, he visited the NATO Military Committee, the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and the NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ).

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As part of the visit, Major General Zsolt Sándor attended a session of the NATO Military Committee, where the participants discussed, among others, some current issues of the organization and the main guidelines for the new strategic concept for the next ten years.

On the last day of his visit, the Deputy Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces attended professional meetings at SHAPE. During the discussions, it was stated that Hungary, and in particular, the Hungarian Defence Forces, are proud of the fact that currently a Hungarian general is in command of the Kosovo Force (KFOR), NATO’s peacekeeping mission in Kosovo. Major General Sándor pointed out that filling the position of commander is a clear signal of Hungary’s firm commitment to the security of the Western Balkans.

During the meetings, Major General Sándor gave a brief overview of ongoing developments in the Hungarian Defence Forces and the goals to be achieved.

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Both in Brussels and Mons, Major General Zsolt Sándor held a staff meeting for Hungarian soldiers serving there. He thanked those serving at the headquarters for their high-level work, and informed the staff about the plans concerning the Hungarian Defence Forces.