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Dr. Tibor Benkő

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The Government has defended Hungary

Ministry of Defence, May 10, 2019 10:50 AM

A community forum was held on Thursday, 9 May at the Radnóti Miklós Community Centre in Budapest’s 21t district of Csepel with relation to the upcoming European Parliament (EP) elections. At the event, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and the Ministry of Defence’s Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Minister Szilárd Németh discussed the current situation in Hungary and Europe, migration, and the stakes of the elections.

Defence Minister Tibor Benkő held joint press conference with Montenegro’s defence minister

Ministry of Defence, April 18, 2019 12:52 PM

Hungary and Montenegro see the security issues of both the region and the world in a similar light, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő highlighted after his talks with Montenegro’s defence minister in Budapest on Tuesday.

We are jointly responsible for security

Ministry of Defence, April 18, 2019 12:46 PM

The National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference was held for the thirty-fourth time. At the opening of the military and law enforcement studies section, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő delivered a speech.

We must be jointly responsible for European security

Ministry of Defence, April 9, 2019 1:01 PM

Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő and Croatian Defence Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Damir Krstičević signed a joint airspace policing agreement and a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a multinational command on Monday, 8 April in Budapest.

Hungary is increasing its peacekeeping role

Ministry of Defence, April 1, 2019 7:13 PM

Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő attended a meeting of UN defence ministers in New York.

NATO is still vital to maintaining security today

Ministry of Defence, March 13, 2019 1:01 PM

“NATO has not lost its raison d’être, but on the contrary, it still plays a vita role in maintaining the security of the trans-Atlantic region today”, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő stressed at the Hungary 20 Years in NATO conference in Budapest on Wednesday.

Hungary need a strong and effective army

Ministry of Defence, February 5, 2019 4:01 PM

“Hungary and the region needs a strong and effective Hungarian Defence Force”, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő said at his annual evaluation and task-setting meeting on Tuesday in Budapest.

Migration is endangering the security of Europe to the greatest extent

Ministry of Defence, January 30, 2019 10:30 AM

“Migration is endangering the security of Europe to the greatest extent”, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI with relation to the fact that a summit of EU defence ministers will be held in Bucharest on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

With consolidation of Hungarian economy, there is more money also for defence

Ministry of Defence, January 23, 2019 10:03 PM

In the past few years, with the consolidation of the Hungarian economy, there has been more money also for defence, the Defence Minister stressed in an interview given to the Hungarian news agency MTI.

Soldiers and national defence employees to receive pay increase

Ministry of Defence, January 2, 2019 3:58 PM

“Soldiers will be receiving a larger pay increase than originally planned”, the Ministry of Defence’s Parliamentary State Secretary announced at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday.