Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior

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Hungarian and Macedonian Interior Ministers agreed on police cooperation

Ministry of Interior, March 23, 2018 1:30 PM

Without Macedonia’s efforts Hungary would be in a much more difficult situation regarding the protection of its southern borders, Interior Minister Sándor Pintér stated after he signed an agreement on police cooperation between the two states with his Macedonian counterpart.

EU Interior Ministers discuss immigration

Ministry of Interior, January 26, 2018 3:06 PM

An informal meeting of the European Union’s ministers of interior and justice was held in Sofia on 25-26 January 2018. On the interior day of the meeting, the Hungarian delegation was led by Minister of interior Dr. Sándor Pintér.

Same laws apply to everyone in Hungary

Ministry of Interior, January 23, 2018 10:27 AM

No one, including those having been granted international protection, can get away with committing crimes. They are expelled from the country or are imprisoned.

Government does not provide housing for those granted international protection and asylum seekers

Ministry of Interior, January 23, 2018 10:26 AM

In contrast to fake reports released in the press, the Government of Hungary and the Ministry of Interior do not provide housing for those granted international protection and asylum seekers in Hungary.

Government puts forward “Stop Soros” legislative package

Ministry of Interior, January 17, 2018 4:30 PM

“The Government has prepared another legislative package to combat illegal immigration; the proposed bill, which will be put forward for social debate, would require the supporters of illegal migration to disclose data and place a 25 percent duty on the funding they receive from abroad, in addition to which it would enable citizens who organise immigration to be served with newly introduced immigration restraining orders”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said at his press conference in the recess of Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting. Government Spokesperson Zoltan Kovács called the proposed legislative package the “Stop Soros” bill.

Demolishing the fence is part of the Soros plan

Ministry of Interior, September 25, 2017 4:23 PM

“The demolishing of the border barrier is part of George Soros’s plan, but the Government is taking a frim stand in defence of the border barrier, and is asking the people to put forwards their opinions on the issue at the national Consultation”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary said at a press conference in Budapest on Monday.

Sándor Pintér receives European Commissioner for the Security Union

Ministry of Interior, September 22, 2017 9:44 AM

Minister of Interior Dr. Sándor Pintér received the European Commission’s Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King on 21 September 2017.

Maintaining strict measures is necessary to ensure the safety of Hungarian families

Ministry of Interior, September 5, 2017 1:55 PM

Speaking in the National Assembly’s Committee on Defence and Law Enforcement, Károly Kontrát, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, explained why the extension of the state of emergency due to mass migration has been warranted. He said that maintaining strict border protection measures is necessary to ensure the safety of Hungarian families.

Hungary is well-prepared to secure this summer’s sports events

Ministry of Interior, July 4, 2017 1:59 PM

“Following some one and a half years of preparation, Hungary’s law enforcement and security services are now ready to provide suitable security for the major sports events to be held in Hungary this summer”, the Ministry of Interior’s Deputy State Secretary, Zsolt Csampa said at a press conference in Budapest.