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Jan 07, 2020

Hungarian police head to North Macedonia and Serbia to patrol borders

Twenty members of the 40th Hungarian contingent have headed to Serbia and thirty members of the 45th contingent to North Macedonia to patrol the borders.

New contingents of Hungarian police have left for North Macedonia and Serbia to assist in border protection tasks there.

According to MTI, the Hungarian police force is determined to prevent illegal migrants from entering Hungary and the European Union. As part of its efforts serving this purpose, Hungary has offered its help to countries in the Western Balkans.

Twenty members of the 40th Hungarian contingent have headed to Serbia and thirty members of the 45th contingent to North Macedonia to patrol the borders.

The main task of the Hungarian police will be to patrol the border areas as well as inland areas to prevent and reveal illegal border crossings. The Hungarian police will also be involved in apprehending human smugglers and illegal migrants.

The Hungarian contingents will support border protection tasks with the help of SUVs, night vision equipment and heat cameras.

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