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Hungary Needs ‘Strong, Modern’ Military, Says Defence Minister

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.07.04.

Hungary is in need of a modern army capable of meeting the challenges of the 21st century and guaranteeing the country’s security, the defence minister said on Thursday.

Outlining Hungary’s military development scheme dubbed Zrinyi 2026 in Szolnok, in central Hungary, Tibor Benkő said the country’s armed forces also needed to play an active role in the transatlantic alliance.

Benkő warned of the changing global security environment and the emergence of new threats, underlining the strategic importance of Hungary’s military reform.

Phtoto by  Zoltán Máthé/MTI