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Jul 04, 2017

Hungarian army contingent arrives in Estonia while 166 migrants apprehended within a week

Personnel mainly from the Hungarian Defence Forces 25th Klapka György Infantry Brigade (Tata) were transported by a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft to their new Estonian barracks on Sunday

A Hungarian army contingent has been deployed to Estonia as part of a training exercise to perfect performance in the field.

Personnel mainly from the HDF 25th Klapka György Infantry Brigade (Tata) were transported by a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft to their new Estonian barracks on Sunday.

According to MTI, Lt. Col. Zoltán Fekets said that “the main objective of the company-strong force taking part in the exercise is to conduct platoon and company-level cohesion training out in the field, in an international environment.”

Meanwhile, 166 migrants were apprehended within the territory of Hungary over the past week and accompanied back to the border by police, official sources confirmed.