NATO to set up base in Pápa, Hungary
Pápa will host the new NATO airbase supplying the alliance’s troops stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq, announced Defense Minister Imre Szekeres.
Pápa was chosen over Germany’s Rammstein and Romania’s Konstanca, for the $30 million investment, the minister said. The base, becoming the new waypoint of NATO Boeing C-17 Globemaster III carrier planes will also contribute 300 to 500 civilian jobs the town, he added. (Magyar Hírlap)
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