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The Hungarian Interest Prevailed

10:22 June 14, 2024

We recently reached an agreement with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Hungary will not send troops, weapons or money to the war, announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his Facebook page on 12 June.


Each War Starts as a Result of People’s Decisions

10:50 June 12, 2024

Each war starts as a result of people’s decisions, declared Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the handover of the new 3D AESA radar of the Hungarian Defence Forces in Veszprém on Friday, 7 June. He emphasized that the Hungarian government is working to avoid war.

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Budapest to Host the New World Athletics Ultimate Championship in 2026

15:47 June 4, 2024

Hungary will host the first World Athletics Ultimate Championship in September 2026, the top event in the season. Sebastian Coe, president of the World Athletics (WA), had a negotiation in person with Dr Ádám Schmidt, State Secretary for Sports of the Ministry of Defence, and they concluded an agreement on the World Athletics Ultimate Championship.


We, Hungarians Want Peace!

17:25 May 30, 2024

We are indebted to heroes, but this debt should not be paid for mainly by memorials but by protecting what they gave their lives for; a free Hungary deciding its own fate – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the heroes’ plot 52 of the Fiumei Road Cemetery, Budapest on Sunday, 26 May.


Hungary Has Started to Rebuild its Defence Industry in Good Time

15:07 May 14, 2024

Hungary has started to rebuild its defence industry in good time and with an appropriate strategy – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on Friday, 10 May at the Hungarian Defense Industry Summit conference in the Bálna Defence Centre.

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The Holocaust Must Never Happen Again

14:43 May 7, 2024

The Holocaust was the largest tragedy in Hungarian society and the whole world, and we can never let it happen again – emphasized Tamás Vargha, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence at the former Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp on Monday, 6 May.


The Government is Dedicated to Supporting Sports

13:18 May 7, 2024

The government has always been dedicated to supporting sports, which can be seen from the introduction of everyday PE lessons and the launch of the Sporting Nation Program – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in the Puskás Aréna stadium on Monday, the Hungarian Sports Day, at the conference called “Diplomacy in Sports and Sports in Diplomacy”.


We Are Strengthening the HDF because We Want Peace

15:21 April 29, 2024

“We are strengthening the Hungarian Defence Forces because we want peace, we have something to protect: we have families, a home country, a home and a nation” – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in his closing speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Hungary (CAPC Hungary) in Budapest on Friday, 26 April.

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Peace is the most Important!

12:52 April 29, 2024

Peace is the most important! – emphasized Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on Friday, 26 April, adding that unfortunately, the whole world but Europe is certainly in a strange “fever of war”.

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The Voice of Central Europe is Needed

13:38 April 26, 2024

Nowadays, when numerous countries in the world are in a fever of war, peace is the most important to Hungary – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Budapest on Thursday, 25 April following his discussion with the defence ministers of the CEDC (Central European Defence Cooperation).