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Major General László Sticz takes over command of EUFOR Althea Mission

11:32 February 1, 2024

On 31 January in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Major General László Sticz took over the command of the European Union’s peacekeeping mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the framework of a ceremony. Major General Helmut Habermayer, the Austrian predecessor of the new Hungarian commander of EUFOR Operation Althea handed over the flag of the mission to him.


EUFOR Operation Althea: Katalin Novák praises our troops’ role

10:30 January 31, 2024

On Tuesday, 30 January President of Hungary Katalin Novák paid a visit to Sarajevo. On Tuesday, she first met with the members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and then held a discussion with Borjana Kristo, Chairwoman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The Hungarian Defence Forces are ready to defend the Hungarian people

10:35 November 30, 2023

On Tuesday, 28 November, Members of Parliament of the governing party discussed the Sovereignty Protection Act and the Hungarian Defence Forces in their pre-agenda addresses at the session of the National Assembly. “The Hungarian Defence Forces are ready to defend Hungary and the Hungarian people”, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his social media page in connection with his answer to the pre-agenda addresses.

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Epochal change underway in the Hungarian military

11:12 November 20, 2023

An epochal change is currently under way in the Hungarian military – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky during his annual hearing before the Defence and Law Enforcement Committee of the National Assembly on Thursday, 16 November.


“Hungary does not support further funding for Ukraine!”

08:26 November 16, 2023

Hungary continues to reject delivering weapons to Ukraine, and does not support further financial support either, the defence minister stated in Brussels on Tuesday, 14 November.


ADHU 2023: Prime Minister’s inspection

12:59 November 14, 2023

On Monday, 13 November, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán also visits the venues of the multinational, countrywide military exercise Adaptive Hussars 2023 – the Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi informed Hungarian News Agency MTI.


Hungary’s NATO membership guarantees its security

12:53 November 9, 2023

Security is of key importance to Hungary and the Hungarian people, and the country’s membership in NATO guarantees its security as well as that of the wider region, stated President of Hungary Katalin Novák, Commander-in-Chief of the Hungarian Defence Forces at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on 8 November.


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.


Two hundred Hungarian troops can serve in Chad

10:35 October 30, 2023

At the invitation of the President of Chad, a military mission would be sent to the African country, in the framework of which a maximum of 200 Hungarian troops would serve there starting from the spring of 2024 – this was what Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky said at the 25 October session of the National Assembly, in the general debate of a motion on the military engagement of the Hungarian Defence Forces in Chad.


“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.