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NATO JSEC Commander visits Hungary for the first time

Text: First Lieutenant Mónika Bencsik Simsikné | Photo: László Tóth, Major Gyula Harnócz and Major Enikő Földházi |  11:40 August 15, 2022

Lieutenant General Alexander Sollfrank, Commander, NATO Joint Support and Enabling Command (JSEC) paid a visit to Hungary on 10–11 August.

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On the first day of the visit, the commander was received by Major General István Baráth, Commander, HDF Territorial Defence and Support Command (HDF TDSC). In what followed, Lieutenant General Sollfrank had a discussion with Major General Tibor Bozó, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command, and then the members of the delegation attended a plenary session together with representatives of the Ministry of Defence, the Hungarian Defence Forces Command, the HDF TDSC, the NATO Force Integration Unit Hungary (NFIU HUN) and the Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C). During the conference, among other things, the lieutenant general presented the JSEC’s task system, and the participants discussed the possibilities for developing and expanding cooperation between the JSEC and the Hungarian Defence Forces.

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On the second day, in the company of Major General István Baráth, the delegation travelled to Székesfehérvár where its members visited the NFIU HUN and the HQ MND-C. Lieutenant General Sollfrank was received by Brigadier General Tibor Králik, Deputy Commander, HQ MND-C and Lieutenant Colonel Marco Franzin, Deputy Commander, NFIU HUN.