Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior

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Teréz Boulevard explosion – more than 130 people received awards from National Chief Police Commissioner

Ministry of Interior, December 6, 2016 8:18 PM

On the website police.hu, the Communication Department of the National Police Headquarters has announced that, at the Police Administration Centre on Monday, Chief Commissioner of Police Károly Papp presented recognition awards for outstanding work to 134 people who participated in capturing the person suspected of detonating a bomb on Teréz Boulevard, Budapest.

V4 to set up a common crisis management centre

Ministry of Interior, November 22, 2016 2:25 PM

At a joint press conference following the meeting of V4 interior ministers in Warsaw, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér has announced that the V4 will set up a common crisis management centre.

Migration is the most burning issue of our time

Ministry of Interior, November 9, 2016 8:04 PM

The State Secretary for Local Government of the Ministry of Interior described migration as the most burning issue of our time at the international conference entitled Modern-Day Mass Migration, or a Complex Approach to Migration organised by the Academic Council for Internal Affairs.

The external borders must be protected in a way that does not require the introduction of restrictions at internal ones

Ministry of Interior, October 19, 2016 11:37 AM

“The goal is to protect the external Schengen borders to such an extent that the introduction of restrictions or the reinstatement of border controls within the Area is not required”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér stressed on Tuesday in Budapest following a meeting with his Slovenian counterpart.

Home affairs cooperation between Hungary and US is excellent

Ministry of Interior, October 4, 2016 12:36 PM

Home affairs cooperation between Hungary and the United States is excellent, Interior Minister Sándor Pintér told the Washington correspondent of the Hungarian news agency MTI.

Sixth police contingent set off for the Macedonian-Greek border

Ministry of Interior, September 30, 2016 3:34 PM

“A sixth contingent of Hungarian police left for Macedonia on Thursday; the 25 police officers will patrol the Macedonian-Greek border”, the National Police Headquarters announced on its website.

More than a thousand people have already applied to become border hunters

Ministry of Interior, September 27, 2016 4:18 PM

“More than a thousand people have already applied to become members of border patrol personnel since the Police began recruiting in September”, the Minister of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary said at a press conference.

Many terrorists are migrants

Ministry of Interior, September 23, 2016 12:28 PM

Not all illegal migrants are terrorists, but it is also a fact that a very large number of terrorists are illegal migrants, the Interior Minister said before an audience of some 150 in the conference room of the Várpalota Thury Castle on Thursday.

This is not the first time that the pro-immigration organisation has tried to discredit Hungary’s border protection – A reaction to claims by Human Rights Watch

Ministry of Interior, September 21, 2016 10:07 AM

The Ministry of Interior rejects in the strongest terms the claims made by Human Watch Rights, which is again attempting to discredit the Hungarian police and the Office of Immigration.