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Hungary, Poland sign military cooperation agreement

Defence ministry representatives from Hungary and Poland signed a bilateral military cooperation agreement in Budapest on Tuesday.

Hungarian Defence Minister Tibor Benko met Polish counterpart Mariusz Blaszczak and his delegation who are on an official visit in Budapest.

Benko said at a joint press conference that relations between the four members of the Visegrad Group and especially between Hungary and Poland were increasingly growing stronger. Developing closer ties between Hungarian and Polish soldiers makes cooperation more effective and successful, he added.

Answering a question, Blaszczak said that the cooperation agreement covered the areas of training, military drills, as well as nurturing historical ties and traditions.

Benko highlighted joint military exercises of the special forces and the utilisation of experiences gained from training and preparing reserve soldiers.

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