Ministry of Defence

Dr. István Simicskó

Minister of Defence

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The quota package includes major security risks

Government, September 21, 2016 3:23 PM

“Of the dangers posed by the Brussels quota package, the security risks are by far the most serious”, Parliamentary State Secretary Csaba Dömötör declared at his press conference in Röszke, which he held jointly with Minister of Defence István Simicskó.

Terrorist attacks may occur anytime in Hungary too

Ministry of Defence, September 21, 2016 11:16 AM

In Újdörögd on Tuesday, Minister of Defence István Simicskó said that terrorist attacks may occur anytime in Hungary too, so we an increased number of exercises are needed to be conducted that enable us to provide effective security.

The October referendum is more justified than ever before

Ministry of Defence, September 20, 2016 11:10 AM

Reacting to remarks made by European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó told Hungarian news agency MTI that the 2 October quota referendum is now timelier and more justified than ever before.

The security of Hungarian people must be strengthened

Ministry of Defence, September 14, 2016 11:08 AM

Speaking at an event held by the Hungarian Defence Forces Military Police Center in Budapest on Tuesday, 13 September, Minister of Defence István Simicskó stated that security challenges demand the strengthening of the security and sense of safety of the Hungarian people.

The October referendum is about the future of Hungarian people

Ministry of Defence, September 12, 2016 11:21 AM

Minister of Defence István Simicskó has pointed out that the quota referendum on 2 October is about the future of Hungary and the Hungarian people.

Discussion about possible answers to complex security challenges

Ministry of Defence, September 9, 2016 3:51 PM

The conference “Seoul Defense Dialogue” took place in South Korea between 7-9 September. The event aimed to provide a forum for the discussion of possible answers to complex security challenges.

We must guarantee the Hungarian people’s future and security

Ministry of Defence, August 29, 2016 10:39 AM

Speaking at a commemoration held on Saturday, 27 August to mark the 490th anniversary of the Battle of Mohács at the National Memorial Place of Mohács, Minister of Defence István Simicskó stated that “today we must guarantee the Hungarian people’s future and security against the new forms of emerging threats.

The Hungarian state is a fixed point in a changing world

Ministry of Defence, August 22, 2016 2:27 PM

In his welcome speech delivered at the military officers’ commissioning ceremony held on Saturday, 20th August outside Parliament building in Kossuth Lajos Square, Minister of Defence István Simicskó emphasized that “the Hungarian state is a fixed point in a changing world”.