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New Bulgarian defence attaché in Budapest

Text: Hungarian Defence Forces Command | Photo: WO Lajos Szabó |  13:07 November 24, 2021

On Tuesday, 23 November Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command received in his office Colonel Yoan Vaselinov Pavlov, Bulgaria’s defence attaché accredited to Budapest.


Lieutenant General Mihócza welcomed the new attaché on the occasion of his taking office, and in what followed, the two sides discussed the possibilities for further development of military-to-military relations between the two countries, and identified the areas of cooperation – among others, the details of possible training programs.

The agenda of the meeting also included the maintenance of war graves and monuments located in the areas of the two countries as well as the Hungarian–Bulgarian mapping cooperation.

The HDFC Chief of Staff wished his guest every success for the tasks ahead of him, and expressed his hope that military diplomacy relations between the two countries would further develop in the future with the defence attaché’s contribution.