WO Lajos Szabó
18:42 October 24, 2023
On 19 October, a homecoming ceremony was organized for the first rotation of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peacekeeping mission in the Maria Theresa barracks, Budapest.
10:44 June 13, 2023
General Musa Avsever, Acting Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces is staying in Hungary on a three-day official visit. As part of his program, he laid a wreath in Heroes’ Square, Budapest, and then conducted closed-door talks in the Ministry of Defence on Monday, 12 June.
16:20 May 22, 2023
On 17–18 May, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy László Hajnik received in Budapest Predrag Bandic, Acting Assistant Minister of Defence Policy of the Serbian Ministry of Defence.
13:34 December 13, 2022
On Monday, 12 December Gábor Gion, MoD State Secretary for Strategic Analysis and Human Resources received a delegation from the National Defense Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea in the Ministry of Defence building on Balaton Street, Budapest. At the meeting, the two sides primarily discussed the possibilities for cooperation in defence industry and innovation.
12:27 March 29, 2022
On 28 March, Defence Minister Dr. Tibor Benkő received in his office Oleg Tulea, Moldova’s ambassador to Budapest on a courtesy call. The primary aim of the visit was to discuss the treatment of the refugee crisis due to the Russo–Ukrainian War, as well as the military cooperation between the two countries.
16:14 March 25, 2022
On Wednesday, 23 March a reception coupled with an award ceremony was held at the French ambassador’s residence in Budapest. Among others, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy Dr. Gergely Németh was also among the recipients of the decorations. On Thursday, 24 March, Major General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces received the French delegation on an official visit.
12:16 March 2, 2022
On Tuesday, 1 March Abdullah Falah Al-Dosari, the ambassador of the State of Qatar to Budapest paid an introductory visit to Defence Minister Tibor Benkő.
12:12 March 2, 2022
On 1 March in Budapest, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő received Abdelkarim Hermi, the ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to Budapest on a courtesy call.
15:46 February 25, 2022
Hungary and the United Kingdom consider it very important to preserve the stability and security of the Western Balkans, which also has a prominent role in Hungarian–British cooperation. Among other things, this topic was on the agenda for discussion between Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, the British Prime Minister’s Special Envoy and Defence Minister Tibor Benkő.
10:46 February 25, 2022
On Thursday, 24 February Defence Minister Tibor Benkő received, on a courtesy call, CSM Ludek Kolesa, the NATO Defence Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) coordinator responsible for NCO training. This week, the Ministry of Defence in Budapest is hosting an expert-level NATO workshop, which primarily aims at enabling the Alliance to provide a uniform and stable starting point for member and partner countries regarding its education system.