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SZIJJÁRTÓ: HUNGARY ARMED FORCES AIDING SLOVENIA FIGHT AGAINST WILDFIRES

 

The Hungarian Armed Forces are aiding Slovenian forces combatting the largest wildfire of the country’s history, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Facebook on Sunday. Hungary is aiding the efforts with a Mi-17 helicopter and a crew of 13. The operation is under joint Slovenian and Hungarian command. “We are proud of the helicopter unit of the Hungarian Armed Forces who helped their Slovenian brothers in arms in stopping the destruction,” Szijjártó said. Slovenian Foreign Minister Tanja Falon thanked Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia for their help in combatting the fires.