Hungary, Italy, Slovenia to organize joint battalion in Kosovo
Hungary, Italy and Slovenia will set up a joint maneuver battalion next year to unite their scattered military forces and perform their Kosovo mission more efficiently, Hungarian Defense Minister Imre Szekeres told Parliament’s foreign affairs committee on Tuesday.
Szekeres said as stability in the Balkans is in the nation’s direct interest, Hungary is concentrating the majority of its troops in that region. At present about 600 Hungarian soldiers are stationed in Balkan states, according to state news agency MTI.
The minister added that NATO should be prepared to fulfill the tasks arising from the settlement of Kosovo’s status. He expressed the hope that the international community would pass a resolution on the future of Kosovo by December 10 at the latest. (english.people)
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.