Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior

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There has been a significant decrease in crime

Ministry of Interior, May 26, 2017 12:19 PM

“There has been a significant decrease in crime both compared to 2010 and compared to last year, parallel to which the success rate of investigations has also increased”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said before Parliament’s Defence and Law Enforcement Committee on Thursday.

There will be increased security at certain events

Ministry of Interior, May 25, 2017 2:53 PM

“The level of terrorism preparedness in Hungary will not be increased following the terrorist attack in Manchester, but the security of certain events will be handled as a priority”, the Minister of Interior told reporters following his annual report to Parliament’s National Security Committee.

It is now more important than ever to stand up for Hungary

Ministry of Interior, May 23, 2017 12:18 PM

According to the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary, the series of attacks from Brussels has gained further strength during the past week, and accordingly it is now more important than ever before for us to stand up for Hungary’s interests.

Hungary does not want to change its immigration policy

Ministry of Interior, May 19, 2017 12:59 PM

“Although pressure is increasing continuously, Hungary does not wish to change its immigration policy”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said at a meeting of the European Commission’s Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels on Thursday; the Ministry informed Hungarian news agency MTI about the Minister’s speech in a statement on Friday morning.

The attack on the minibus carrying Hungarian schoolchildren in unacceptable

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 23, 2017 12:24 PM

“It is unacceptable that according to news reports a minibus carrying Hungarian schoolchildren has been attacked by migrants near Calais, France, and this is also an indication of the fact that the security situation in Europe is getting increasingly worse”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed at a press conference.

Generating tension - a response to the article by index.hu

Ministry of Interior, May 12, 2017 5:07 PM

Using the sensationalist title of an article published on the index.hu news portal at 1:57 p.m. on 12 May 2017, several media service providers have been stating that the temporary security fence along the Hungarian border is being electrified. In contrast, as is also clear if one reads the index.hu article carefully, the truth is that the border fences are not being electrified.

Second fence completed along the Hungarian-Serbian border

Ministry of Interior, April 28, 2017 4:37 PM

The second fence of the double fence system along the whole, 155 kilometre stretch of the Hungarian-Serbian border has been completed.

The Government is using all possible means to counter extremism

Ministry of Interior, April 27, 2017 5:00 PM

“The Government of Hungary and the Ministry of Interior are using all possible means to counter extremism”, Minister of interior Sándor Pintér declared on Thursday in Budapest prior to presenting Righteous Among the Nations awards and Badges of Honour for Valour in recognition of the saving of Jews during the Holocaust.

The reinforced legal border barrier is functioning well

Ministry of Interior, April 26, 2017 5:12 PM

“The reinforced legal border barrier is functioning well and people living in Hungary and the Schengen Area are living in greater safety”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State secretary declared on Wednesday in Röszke.