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Hungarian troops are standing their ground in NATO’s Kosovo peacekeeping mission

11:17 May 30, 2023

Hungarian soldiers were also taking part in dispersing a crowd in Kosovo. In the afternoon of Monday, 29 May, the nominated soldiers of the Hungarian Defence Forces serving with NATO’s peacekeeping force were deployed at the town hall in Zvecan, Kosovo.

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Military medical team leaves for Kosovo

11:14 May 30, 2023

In the evening of 29 May, an Airbus A319 aircraft of the Hungarian Defence Forces specifically converted for air ambulance operations took off from Kecskemét air base to provide medical care for the Hungarian soldiers who had been injured in the crowd riot control task ordered at Zvecan, Kosovo, and to return them home if necessary. Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief, HDF General Staff also accompanies the military doctors on board.

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The peace of the Western Balkans is the security of Hungary

13:03 May 18, 2023

On Wednesday, 17 May, according to a yearslong tradition, this year’s handover-takeover of the chief of staff positions of EUFOR Operation ALTHEA and NATO Headquarters Sarajevo (NHQ Sa) took place at a joint ceremony held in the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Lieutenant General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces was also present at the event organized in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.

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Western Balkans: Protection in All Fields

19:29 August 9, 2021

On Wednesday, 7 July Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő visited the Hungarian soldiers serving with the EUFOR and KFOR missions. The minister handed over AstraZeneca vaccines, the Hungarian government’s donation in Sarajevo and in Camp Novo Selo, near Pristina.