The Hungarian troops stationed in Iraq continue to carry out their mission with the necessary security measures in place, the defence ministry said on Monday.
NATO has acknowledged for the first time that mass migration from the south poses a security risk that the alliance must address, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in London on Wednesday.
Hungary’s Gripen fighters patrolling the airspace over the Baltic states have been alerted more than 40 times since starting their mission in May, the commander of the unit in charge of the mission said on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungary Gripens alerted over 40 times during Baltic airspace patrol”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, got under way on Monday afternoon local time. Trump praised the efforts of Orban to preserve Hungary’s security. Continue reading “Trump: Orban did a good job”
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto and US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan signed a defence cooperation agreement on the sidelines of the celebrations of NATO’s 70th anniversary. Continue reading “Hungary, US sign defence cooperation agreement”
NATO membership is viewed favourably by 71 percent of all respondents in the Visegrad Four grouping and by 67 percent in Hungary within the group, according to a survey conducted in 12 countries and regions in central Europe by the Nezopont Institute. Continue reading “Majority in V4 support NATO membership”
House Speaker Laszlo Kover, Defence Minister Tibor Benko, NATO dignitaries and other officials on Wednesday attended a conference in the Hungarian Parliament, marking the 20th anniversary of the country’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Continue reading ““Hungary is a reliable ally””
NATO is being increasingly appreciated in light of Europe’s “fragile security”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a celebration marking the anniversaries of the Visegrad Four countries’ joining that organisation, in Wesola, near Warsaw, on Sunday. Continue reading “Orban: The role of NATO will be enhanced”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki will be the speakers at official celebrations of Hungary’s national holiday on March 15, government spokesman Istvan Hollik said on the government’s website on Saturday. Continue reading “Orban meets Morawiecki two times in a week”
The United States State Department held a telephonic press briefing about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s upcoming visit to Budapest, Bratislava, Warsaw, Brussels and Reykjavik. The background discussion on Friday was joined by two senior administration officials. Continue reading “Pompeo to give Orban a hard time”