Chief of Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces Command receives Spain’s ambassador and Spanish defence attaché to Budapest
13:37 December 1, 2021
On Tuesday, 30 November Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command received in his office Spanish Ambassador HE Ms. Anunciada Fernández de Córdova and Colonel Juan Escrigas Rodríguez, Spain’s defence attaché accredited to Budapest. The visit is an outstanding one because it was almost ten years ago that the last military meeting at such a high level took place between the two countries.
13:18 December 1, 2021
On Tuesday, November 30 Defence Minister Dr. Tibor Benkő received in his office Spain’s ambassador to Budapest HE Ms. Anunciada Fernández de Córdova. Also present at the meeting was Colonel A. Escrigas Rodríguez, the new Spanish defence attaché accredited to Hungary.
16:25 October 16, 2021
The Film City Military Base in Kosovo saw a change of command ceremony on 15th October: Major General Ferenc Kajári took over the command of KFOR from Italian General Franco Federici. With his appointment, for the first time in the history of the Kosovo peacekeeping mission, a Hungarian commander will head NATO's 22-year-long mission, for which some four thousand troops from twenty-eight countries are contributed.
12:02 October 8, 2021
On Thursday, 7 October Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy Dr. Gergely Németh received Major General Giovanni Maria Iannucci, Policy Director, Italian Defence General Staff in Budapest. After the meeting, the major general received the Officer’s Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit from Defence State Secretary István Szabó.
05:45 October 2, 2021
We work in a powerful Alliance, but the strength of this system must be provided by national capabilities, said Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő at the press conference held after the meeting of V4 defence ministers in Erdőbénye on 1st October.
16:38 September 13, 2021
On Friday, 10 September the mortal remains of 22 Soviet soldiers fallen in Hungary were laid to eternal rest in the Fiumei Road Cemetery, Budapest. Speaking at the ceremony organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation, Colonel Dr. József András Balogh, Cabinet Chief of the Ministry of Defence called attention to the importance of the war grave care work being done by the two countries.