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Chief of Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces Command receives Israeli defence attaché

13:10 November 24, 2021

On Monday, 22 November Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command (HDFC) received in his office Colonel Idan Katz, the new Israeli defence attaché taking office. During their discussion, the two sides reviewed the ongoing cooperation in the field of education and training, as well as the possibilities for the development of armed forces modernization.

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New Bulgarian defence attaché in Budapest

13:07 November 24, 2021

On Tuesday, 23 November Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, Chief of Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces Command received in his office Colonel Yoan Vaselinov Pavlov, Bulgaria’s defence attaché accredited to Budapest.

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Tibor Benkő holds discussion with USSOCOM Commander

13:40 November 19, 2021

Defence Minister Tibor Benkő recently received General Richard D. Clarke, Commanding General, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) on a courtesy call. The meeting took place in the framework of the conference “Resistance and Resilience Concept” in Stefánia Palace, Budapest on Thursday, 18 November.

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Hungary supports Georgia’s aspirations for accession in every respect

10:13 November 19, 2021

“During the discussions, we are giving priority to Georgia’s intention to join the European Union and NATO”, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő said at a joint press conference held with his counterpart, Georgian Defence Minister Juansher Burchuladze in Budapest on 18 November.

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Military Cyber Commanders’ Forum in Budapest

10:04 November 16, 2021

As part of the event series connected with the Hungarian V4 presidency, a programme entitled “Military Cyber Commanders’ Forum” was organized between 10–12 November.

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Defence Minister Tibor Benkő receives Latvia’s foreign minister on a courtesy call

15:34 November 8, 2021

On Monday, 8 November, on the occasion of the centenary of diplomatic cooperation between Hungary and Latvia, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő received Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgard Rinkēvičs in Budapest. At their meeting, besides today’s security challenges, the ministers also discussed current issues of allied cooperation between the two countries.

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Tibor Benkő receives Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and Africa on a courtesy call

11:07 November 4, 2021

On Wednesday, 3 November Defence Minister Tibor Benkő received General Christopher G. Cavoli, Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe and Africa on a courtesy call. Besides the selection and training of soldiers, the commanding general discussed current security issues with the minister of defence. During his two-day visit, General Cavoli also had a discussion with Major General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and participated in a panel at the National University of Public Service.

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Cooperation for the security of Europe

16:43 November 3, 2021

On 3 November, US Major General (Ret.) Barre R. Seguin, Director, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies paid a visit to Hungary. He met and held discussions with the leaders of the Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Defence Forces Command.

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Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces receives United Kingdom’s ambassador accredited to Hungary

16:29 October 22, 2021

On Friday, 22 October Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces received in his office Paul Fox, Ambassador of the United Kingdom accredited to Hungary.

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Minister of Defence receives US–Hungary Business Council delegation

09:05 October 8, 2021

The top leaders of leading American companies recently visited Budapest already for the sixth time, in the organization of the US–Hungary Business Council. On Thursday, 14 October, on behalf of the defence portfolio, Defence Minister Dr. Tibor Benkő received 14 representatives of eight companies who arrived, among others, from the fields of defence industry, cyber defence, pharmaceutical industry, medical technology industry, oil and gas industry as well as tobacco industry.