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Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky holds discussions with Kenyan and Nigerien ministers of defence
09:45 March 22, 2023
Since illegal migration traces its roots to Africa, Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky recently held discussions with the Kenyan and Nigerien ministers of defence in Brussels, with the aim of “protecting the Hungarian people and Europe”.
Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Hungary does not donate its ammunition stocks to Ukraine
10:37 March 21, 2023
The only way the war can end is through ceasefire and peace talks, not the donation of weapons and ammunition, therefore Hungary does not donate its ammunition stocks to Ukraine, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the Foreign Affairs Council with Foreign Affairs Ministers of the member states of the European Union in Brussels on Monday, 20 March.
Hunor rescue team returns home from Türkiye
10:32 February 13, 2023
The search and rescue team Hunor of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management (NDGDM) returned home from Türkiye in the wee hours of Monday, 13 February. The team has rescued 17 survivors – including three children – and retrieved 29 bodies from under the rubbles in earthquake-hit Türkiye. The military plane carrying the rescue team landed at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport shortly after Sunday midnight. Here, the homecomers were received, among others, by Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, MoI Parliamentary State Secretary Bence Rétvári and Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the Hungarian Defence Forces General Staff.
Katalin Novák and Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi visit Hungarian troops in Iraq
15:52 December 12, 2022
We, Hungarians are pro-peace, we don’t want war, we’d like to have peace in our homes, our country and on our borders – emphasized President of Hungary Katalin Novák on Saturday, 10 December in Erbil military camp, Iraq, where she met Hungarian soldiers.
Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Defence industry is essential
13:22 December 2, 2022
“Defence industry is essential because it creates jobs, helps the economy further grow”, and provides security as well, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky during the fourth episode of a podcast entitled “The Bold Truth About Hungary” – hosted by State Secretary for International Communication and Relations of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office Zoltán Kovács –, which appeared on Wednesday, 30 November.
MINISTER OF DEFENCE SZALAY-BOBROVNICZKY: HUNGARY CALLS FOR AN IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE AND PEACE NEGOTIATIONS
10:29 October 15, 2022
Hungary is on the side of peace, the return of peace into Europe as soon as possible is in the country’s interest, therefore our country calls for an immediate ceasefire and peace negotiations, the Minister of Defence announced in Brussels, after the two-day conference of the defence ministers of the NATO member states, on Friday, 14th October.
MANDATE OF KFOR COMMANDER MAJOR GENERAL FERENC KAJÁRI EXPIRES
11:21 October 11, 2022
On Monday, 10th October, the mandate of Major General Ferenc Kajári expired. For the past year, the Hungarian general has been Commander of KFOR, the international peacekeeping force operating in Kosovo under the command of NATO.
PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ: IT IS ALSO THANKS TO HUNGARY THAT NATO IS THE STRONGEST MILITARY ALLIANCE IN THE WORLD
07:16 September 15, 2022
Without Hungary's armed forces, NATO would not be so strong, and the Hungarian soldiers participating in the Baltic airspace control mission also protect the security of our country through the defence of the Alliance, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó at the Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, on Tuesday, 13th September. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was accompanied to the visit by Tamás Vargha, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and Deputy Minister.
KATALIN NOVÁK: THE HUNGARIAN PEOPLE ARE PROUD OF THE HUNGARIAN SOLDIERS
16:24 September 14, 2022
The Hungarian people are proud of the great contribution of the Hungarian soldiers and speak of their service with appreciation, said President Katalin Novák in Kosovo, when she visited the KFOR mission on Tuesday, September 13.
HUNGARY PLAYS AN INTERMEDIARY ROLE BETWEEN THE WESTERN BALKANS AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
16:16 September 14, 2022
Hungary plays an intermediary role between the Western Balkans and the European Union, said the President of the Republic Ms Katalin Novák at a press conference held with the President of Kosovo Ms Vjosa Osmani in Pristina on Tuesday, 13th September.