European defence system must be strengthened
23. 03. 2017.
Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed that in a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Parliament Building in Budapest on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán urged for the Western Balkan enlargement of NATO and the European Union.

In addition to Mr. Orbán and Mr. Stoltenberg, the meeting was also attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Defence Minister István Simicskó. It was stated that the European wing of Europe’s defence system – the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – must be strengthened as soon as possible.

The Prime Minister said that Hungary is committed to implementing the measures needed for this.

The press chief said that Mr. Orbán drew the Secretary General’s attention to the fact that the integration of Western Balkan countries into the European Union and NATO must be accelerated, as this is the only way to guarantee our region’s security.