Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior

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We cannot be the weakest link in anti-terrorism

Ministry of Interior, May 31, 2016 5:11 PM

“We cannot be the weakest link in anti-terrorism”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér stressed on Tuesday at his usual annual hearing before Parliament’s National Security Committee.

Numbers of those illegally crossing the border, violent border-crossing attempts and asylum-seekers have all increased

Ministry of Interior, May 31, 2016 3:21 PM

Status report on the migrant situation.

Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér receives his Austrian counterpart

Ministry of Interior, May 18, 2016 4:45 PM

On Monday, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér received his Austrian counterpart Wolfgang Sobotka in his office.

Not a single migrant should be allowed to stay in Hungary illegally

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

In Parliament on Tuesday Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Interior Károly Kontrát stressed that the aim of amending the legislation on entry and residence regulations for third country citizens and on the country’s border regulations is to ensure that no migrant can stay in Hungary illegally.

Hungary awaiting Dublin revision document

Ministry of Interior, May 17, 2016 12:11 PM

Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér and Minister of Justice László Trócsányi both gave speeches at the meeting of Interior Ministers of countries with inland Schengen borders in Szeged, which ended with the adoption of a joint statement on 13 May 2016.

Government to initiate further restrictions to protect borders

Ministry of Interior, May 9, 2016 11:30 AM

The Government will initiate further restrictions to protect the borders. Károly Kontrát said at a press conference held on Friday: the Ministry has submitted a bill to Parliament with a view to reinforcing the legal protection of the state borders.

Counter-terrorism legislative package serves security of Hungarian people

Ministry of Interior, April 27, 2016 8:38 PM

The Minister of State of the Ministry of Interior takes the view that the legislative package on counter-terrorism measures, which was debated by Parliament on Wednesday, reinforces the defence capability of the State and the law enforcement and counter-terrorism agencies and serves the security of the Hungarian people.

No theoretical obstacle to approval of counter-terrorism action plan

Ministry of Interior, April 12, 2016 5:32 PM

Effectively all theoretical obstacles have been removed from the approval of the Government’s counter-terrorism action plan, Károly Kontrát, Minister of State at the Ministry of Interior said after the five-party consultation held on Tuesday with respect to the counter-terrorism package.

Hungary’s Minister of Interior reduces level of terror alert

Ministry of Interior, March 29, 2016 2:57 PM

Statement by the Ministry of Interior.