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Hungarian Defence Forces to provide training to help demining in Ukraine

12:02 February 16, 2024

On the margins of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February, twenty countries of the organization – among them, Hungary – signed a letter of intent on the establishment of a Mine Action Coalition – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his social media page.

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As a committed NATO member, Hungary continues developing its armed forces

11:28 February 16, 2024

NATO is made up of national forces, and that is why every member state has to develop its own forces; being committed to its NATO membership, Hungary is doing so indeed – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February.


Hungarian Government Supports Sweden’s Accession to NATO

14:25 February 5, 2024

The Hungarian government supports the ratification of Sweden’s accession to NATO, which is why it submitted the proposal to the National Assembly – said Gergely Gulyás, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office at the Government Info in Budapest on 1 February.

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NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session

11:24 January 22, 2024

Between 17–18 January, NATO’s highest Military Authority, the Military Committee met in Brussels. The Hungarian delegation at the meeting was headed by General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces.


Firmness and Empathy – Characteristics of a NATO Ambassador

10:08 December 7, 2023

Besides his work in the world of security policy, Dr. István Balogh, Hungary’s Permanent Representative and Ambassador to NATO gave an insight into his extensive tasks. In his interview given to defence.hu, he also mentions how the experiences gained as Deputy State Secretary for Security Policy help his everyday work.

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Epochal change in the Hungarian Defence Forces

12:42 July 31, 2023

There is an epochal change going on in the Hungarian Defence Forces, and the development program enjoys social and budgetary support – emphasized Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on Friday, 28 July in Esztergom.

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Neptune Strike 2023

11:55 July 17, 2023

Drawing significant international attention, the NATO Vigilance Activity Neptune Strike that commenced in February continued on 14 July, with the land supporting element being provided by the HDF 1st Special Operations Brigade.


Viktor Orbán: Peace, rather than weapons are needed in Ukraine

15:30 July 12, 2023

Peace, rather than weapons are needed in Ukraine – emphasized Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in a video posted on his social media page on 11 July.


Chiefs of Defence of the EUMC and the NATO Military Committee meet in Brussels

15:42 May 20, 2022

Chiefs of defence of the European Union Military Committee and the NATO Military Committee met in Brussels on 18–19 May. Hungarian Military Representative Lieutenant General Gábor Böröndi PhD attended the meeting of the EU Military Committee on Wednesday, while Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session on Thursday.


Multinational initiative in international spotlight

07:20 March 22, 2022

Major General Denis Tretinjak, commander of Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) gave a briefing to the Echelon of National Military Representatives of thirty NATO nations, at NATO Allied Command Operations in Belgium, on the establishment and current status of the headquarters.