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Hungary's defense spending will rise in 2021

The defense minister said the central budget approved by parliament on Friday has allocated HUF 778 billion (EUR 2.2bn) for defense purposes next year, up HUF 162 billion from 2020.

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V4 warns against defense cuts

“The Hungarian government’s position is clear: the coronavirus epidemic will not impact development of the Hungarian military,” said Defense Minister Tibor Benkő.

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Hungary increases defense budget

The Hungarian defense budget will receive a significant boost of HUF 173 billion next year, meaning that the ministry will have a total HUF 616 billion (EUR 1.92 billion) at its disposal.

Jun 11, 2019