Ministry of Defence

Dr. István Simicskó

Minister of Defence

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Hungarian-Slovak military mixed committee met in Pozsony

Ministry of Defence, January 18, 2017 12:24 PM

The agenda of the meeting of the Hungarian-Slovak military mixed committee held on 17 January also featured current security issues, bilateral military cooperation, the joint war graves agreement and the implementation of the decisions of the Warsaw summit.

Everyone has a legitimate desire for security

Ministry of Defence, January 17, 2017 10:55 AM

“Each new year is full of new challenges, but our desire for security never changes”, Minister of Defence István Simicskó said on Monday in Budapest at a New Year’s reception for military attachés to Budapest.

Zrínyi 2026 Programme to begin

Ministry of Defence, December 22, 2016 6:17 PM

Defence Minister István Simicskó announced the defence and military forces development programme called Zrínyi 2026.

There will be enough manpower for border protection

Ministry of Defence, December 18, 2016 5:46 PM

According to Minister of Defence István Simicskó, there will be enough manpower for border protection, which is providing a permanent task for the Hungarian Defence Force.

Relations must be strengthened between the Hungarian Defence Forces and society

Ministry of Defence, November 25, 2016 12:10 PM

On Thursday, 24 November in Budapest, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó held a conference for government commissioners and the secretaries of defence committees. The participants of the conference discussed several current issues in national defence and cooperation as well as plans for the future.

Chief of Defence inspects soldiers on duty along the border

Ministry of Defence, November 23, 2016 1:58 PM

On Monday, 21 November, Chief of Defence Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő paid a visit to the Hungarian–Serbian border to inspect the soldiers on duty there.

Iraqi Foreign Minister visits Hungary

Ministry of Defence, November 23, 2016 1:59 PM

On Tuesday, 22 November, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó received, on an office call, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Jaafari.

Serbian–Hungarian defence ministerial meeting in Nis

Ministry of Defence, November 21, 2016 10:58 AM

On Sunday, 20 November in Nis, Southern Serbia, Minister of Defence of Hungary István Simicskó held a bilateral discussion with Serbian Minister of Defence Zoran Djordjević.

Hungary is a good ally

Ministry of Defence, November 18, 2016 4:49 PM

Hungary is an experienced, committed, cooperating and reliable ally of NATO, Defence Minister Dr István Simicskó said on 17 November at the 20th International Parliamentary NATO Conference held in the Parliament Building.