The Hungarian side does not prevent the launch of a training mission for Ukrainian fighters, noted the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary.
Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Sijarto announced that he did not vote for the creation of an EU training mission for the Ukrainian military.
The Hungarian side used the option of a constructive stay – it does not prevent the launch of such a mission, but does not participate in it, the official said after the meeting of the heads of the ministries of foreign affairs of the European Union, reports Blikk.
Szijarto noted that Hungary will not spend money on the training mission for defenders of Ukraine and will not host its participants.
“Hungary also did not vote for this proposal, we used the option of a constructive stay, that is, we do not prevent the launch of such a mission, but we do not take part in it…” – explained the minister.
According to him, due to the training mission, there is a risk of involving Europe in the war between Ukraine and the Russian Federation.
Aid to Ukraine from the European Union in 2022 – important news
On August 30, the vice-president of the European Commission, the high representative of the EU for foreign and security policy, Josep Borrell, said that the EU is working on defining the parameters of the future military mission for the training and training of defenders of Ukraine.
On October 7, the leaders of the European Union reached consensus regarding the initiation of a training mission for our soldiers.
On the 17th, it became known that the Council of the EU decided to create a European mission to provide military assistance to Ukraineit is called EUMAM Ukraine.
Help UNIAN. The EUMAM Ukraine mission will operate on the territory of the EU states, its Operational Headquarters will be located in Brussels. The purpose of the Operational Headquarters is to ensure overall coordination at the strategic level.
The mission will be commanded by the director of the Military Planning and Operations Forces, Vice Admiral Herve Blejean.
The mandate of the mission will initially last for two years, with possible total costs for this period amounting to almost 107 million euros.