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Hungarian Gripens are safeguarding the Baltic airspace again

10:31 August 2, 2022

Since 1 August, four Gripen fighter aircraft of the Hungarian Air Force have been safeguarding the Baltic airspace to protect Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia once again for four months. “On this day, we, as lead nation, are taking over the symbolic keys of a mission which has a major role in the life and security of the citizens of the Baltic countries as well as in NATO’s history”’, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at a Handover-Takeover ceremony organized on Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania. Also in attendance at the event was Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces.

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Germany is a major ally and strategic partner

10:37 June 29, 2022

“Germany is a major ally and strategic partner of Hungary in the development of the armed forces and in defence policy as well”, pointed out Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, after holding a discussion with German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht in Berlin on Tuesday, 28 June.

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Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi: Communication and information sharing are continuous among allied countries

12:46 February 8, 2022

There is continuous communication and information sharing among allied countries concerning the developing situation in the Balkans as well as on the Russia–Ukraine border, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces told the public media on Monday, 7 February, after holding a discussion with U.S. General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C.

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Tibor Benkő: The peace and security of the Western Balkans is a top priority for Hungary

16:35 October 22, 2021

The peace and security of the Western Balkans is a top priority both for Hungary and NATO, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő stated in a break of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on Friday, 22 October.