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Hungary Sends Police Units to Serbia, North Macedonia

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.03.

Hungary has sent new police contingents to help local forces patrol the borders in Serbia and North Macedonia, the national police said on Tuesday.

The national police headquarters has sent a 30-strong contingent to North Macedonia and a 20-member unit to Serbia.

The police officers will be tasked with patrolling the two countries’ borders and helping to arrest people smugglers and illegal migrants, the police said on its website.

Some of the Hungarian officers will be posted in the inner parts of the two countries.

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