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Parliament approves sending of Hungarian military mission to Chad

11:19 November 8, 2023

On 6 November the National Assembly of Hungary approved the sending of a military mission in Chad, in the framework of which a maximum of 200 troops would serve in the African country starting from the spring of 2024.


“Our country has invested a lot of energy into sport”

13:44 October 24, 2023

World Aquatics, the international organization bringing together water sports held its award ceremony for the swimming athletes of the year at the site of its future Budapest headquarters on 23 October.


Along the same values

09:42 October 13, 2023

For the first time in the history of the two nations, Georgia and Hungary held a joint cabinet meeting in the country lying on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia between 11-12 October. Headed by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian delegation included Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky as well.

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Ministerial briefing for heads of mission

11:30 September 6, 2023

On Monday, 4 September, at a meeting held for heads of mission in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky briefed the ambassadors representing Hungary on the new military hardware, the start of national defence education and the newly established army unit equipped with Lynx infantry fighting vehicles (Lynx Force).

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We are committed members of NATO

10:23 July 11, 2023

A good proof of our commitment is the Székesfehévár-based Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C), an element of the NATO Force Structure that brings together soldiers from 11 countries and plays an outstanding role in connection with NATO’s eastern flank.

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Hungary undertakes a significant role in strengthening NATO’s eastern flank

12:37 April 27, 2023

Hungary undertakes a significant role in strengthening NATO’s eastern flank – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the meeting of defence ministers of the Bucharest Nine (B9) in Warsav on 26 April.

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Hungary takes its defence industrial cooperation with Serbia to a new level

11:58 April 24, 2023

On Saturday, 22 April Prime Minister Viktor Orbán conducted negotiations with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić: the main topic of their discussion was the deepening of defence industrial cooperation between the two countries, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi told Hungarian News Agency MTI.

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High-tech Norwegian missile system to strengthen Hungary’s air defence

11:53 April 24, 2023

From this year on, Hungary’s air defence is going to be strengthened with a high-tech Norwegian missile system, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Kongsberg, Norway.


Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: by building a strong military force, we defend Hungarian people and thereby strengthen NATO as well

15:42 December 2, 2022

The world is on the threshold of a new era of security and defence, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the Berlin Security Conference (BSC) in Berlin on Thursday, 1 December. The speakers of the event included German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as well.