Hungary receives request from US to deploy US military contingent

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has said Budapest is considering a request from the US to deploy additional troops, he said on Facebook

Hungary receives request from US to deploy US military contingent

Szijjártó said he had no information on the number of troops.

“We have indeed received a request from the US to deploy foreign troops. The Defence Ministry is coordinating the issue”, – the minister said.

Earlier, the Hungarian Foreign Ministry said the country wanted to “avoid a new Cold War” and preferred direct talks between Russia and the West rather than increased tensions”.