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A cooperation agreement on logistics between Hungary and Germany

signing of the protocol between Christian Schmidt and Csaba Hende (credit: Hungarian Ministry of Defence)

(Informal meeting in Budapest) While the discussions on Friday in Budapest focused on capacity sharing, countries are increasing bilateral initiatives to strengthen their cooperation. A direct consequence of the economic crisis. During the meeting, Hungarian Defense Minister Csaba Hende and his German counterpart, Parliamentary State Secretary Christian Schmidt, signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation on military logistics. Germany with the Netherlands, this time, concluded a contract for the joint acquisition and testing of ammunition.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).