Ministry of Defence

Dr. István Simicskó

Minister of Defence

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Hungary and Austria to cooperate in issues of migration as well

Government, June 18, 2016 10:07 AM

Hungary and Austria are ready to cooperate in the resolution of migration issues as well, the two countries’ Defence and Interior Ministers stressed on Friday in St. Martin in Burgenland where they held bilateral talks.

NATO paves way for Warsaw summit

Ministry of Defence, June 16, 2016 11:13 AM

The two-day Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence, held on 14–15 June in Brussels, has ended. It was aimed at paving the way for the decisions to be taken at the upcoming NATO Summit to be held in Warsaw on 8–9 July.

Serbian and Hungarian Chiefs of Defence meet in Szeged

Ministry of Defence, June 15, 2016 2:45 PM

On Tuesday, 14 June Chief of Defence Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő received Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces Gen. Ljubisa Diković at an official Serbian–Hungarian border meeting held in Szeged, Hungary.

Hungarian troops to strengthen security in the Baltics

Ministry of Defence, June 15, 2016 2:47 PM

Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó is heading the Hungarian delegation at a two-day Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence that started on Tuesday, 14 June in Brussels.

Amendment of Constitution serves security of people

Government, June 7, 2016 6:02 PM

The amendment to the Fundamental Law passed by Parliament on Tuesday and the counter-terrorism package of the Ministry of Interior serve the everyday security of the Hungarian people, State Secretary for Government Communication Bence Tuzson said after the adoption of the decisions by Parliament.

The Hungarians’ security is the most important thing

Ministry of Defence, June 3, 2016 2:36 PM

Speaking in Parliament Building on Friday, 3 June, the Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó emphasized that the most important goal is to guarantee the security of Hungarian people. He added that the proposed bill to amend the Fundamental Law of Hungary is aimed at ensuring that the Hungarian Defence Forces can also do their share in the fight against terrorism.

Our heroes give us courage to meet the challenges of the future

Ministry of Defence, May 30, 2016 11:10 AM

In his speech delivered on the Memorial Day of Hungarian Heroes, Minister of Defence István Simicskó stated that “our heroes give us courage to meet the challenges of today’s world and the future”.

V4 Ministers of Defence meet in Liblice

Ministry of Defence, May 26, 2016 11:57 AM

The meeting of defence ministers of the Visegrád Four (V4) Cooperation recently took place in Liblice, the Czech Republic. The Hungarian delegation was headed by Deputy Minister Tamás Vargha, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.

The cause of national defence can provide a common ground

Ministry of Defence, May 23, 2016 10:08 AM

“A lot of debates are taking place these days, but there is a cause that provides a common ground, namely defence of the homeland”, Minister of Defence István Simicskó pointed out at the central ceremony of the Ministry of Defence held on the occasion of the Day of the Hungarian Defence Forces on Friday, 20 May.