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Late last week, leaders of the 28 members of NATO gathered in Brussels to send, in the words of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, a strong message of the unity of the transatlantic alliance and its commitment to collective security. NATO finds itself in an increasingly challenging environment due to the rise of complex security threats that require responsive capabilities. Grappling with terrorism, migration, cybercrime and more, every one of the member states must step up its game.
PM Orbán confirmed that Hungary will meet its obligations by increasing its defense spending to about 2 percent of GDP. The official government Zrínyi 2026 program lasts until 2026, but the prime minister proposed that Hungary will reach the 2 percent target by 2024
A total of 428 billion HUF has been allocated to defense next year. Development programs include upgrading battlefield armaments and the personal gear of soldiers as well as further developing the volunteer reserves
Hungary agrees that the complete elimination of the Islamic State (IS) terror group is key to solving the migration crisis and the problem of the nascent disappearance of Christian communities in the Middle East
Hungary's defense minister said that both the US and Hungary think that “a greater military presence is required in crisis zones and peace should be ensured as soon as possible so that local residents can stay and prosper in their homelands”