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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Hungary Buys Arms

BUDAPEST () -- Hungary will buy 100 T-72 tanks from Belarus and will scrap an equal number of its outdated T-55 tanks, a Hungarian defense ministry spokesman said Friday.

Colonel Lajos Erdely said Hungary is buying the tanks at a comparatively low price, but the exact terms are being kept confidential. Belarus must cut the number of its tanks under the terms of the Conventional Forces in Europe treaty. Hungary is also bound by arms quotas. for certain types of weaponry.