The Government will send Hungarian Soldiers to Africa,

Hungary is ready to play a bigger role in creating security in Africa than ever before, as reducing the terrorist threat will also reduce migration pressures, Péter Szijjártó, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, said on Friday. after receiving French colleague Jean-Yves Le Drian.

According to the MTI report, the head of the ministry welcomed the visit at the joint press conference and pointed out that the last time the Minister for French Affairs visited Budapest was nineteen years ago. He then reported that although Hungary and France did not always have the same position in discussions on European issues, there were many successful areas of cooperation between the parties, and there was a broad consensus on many key issues. […]

Currently, 20 Hungarians are serving on EU training missions in Mali, but Hungary is also ready to send additional troops to European forces supporting the Malian army (Takuba), bringing together the number of Hungarian contingents there.  […]

Jean-Yves Le Drian welcomed Hungary’s participation in the Takuba Battlegroup and stressed the importance of fighting terrorism, strengthening European security and the EU’s strategic autonomy. Läs artikel