Károly Kontrát, Minister of State at the Ministry of Interior takes the view that action must be taken against untrue claims which tar the reputation of Hungary and the Hungarian authorities, and therefore, as he said, we also firmly reject the unfounded claims of Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Interior Minister Sándor Pintér, Defence Minister István Simicskó, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka and Austrian Defence and Sports Minister Hans Peter Doskozil had a meeting on Thursday in Röszke in order to discuss the options for joint action against illegal immigration.
The Ministry of Interior rejects the claims published by the researcher of Human Rights Watch on 13 July 2016 regarding the care provided for refugees in Hungary and the protection of the borders.
At a press conference in Budapest, held jointly with Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said that “The Government is preparing a new Act on freedom of assembly to correct the constitutional deficiencies determined on Tuesday by the Constitutional Court”.
“Brussels’ misguided immigration policy is endangering the security and unity of Europe”, Károly Kontrát declared following a meeting of European Union Interior Ministers in Bratislava.
Hungary and Austria are ready to cooperate in the resolution of migration issues as well, the two countries’ Defence and Interior Ministers stressed on Friday in St. Martin in Burgenland where they held bilateral talks.
“Hungary must decide itself who it wishes to live with”, the Ministry of Interior’s Minister of State for Municipal Affairs declared on Wednesday in Békéscsaba, South-East Hungary.
The Prime Minister’s Chief Advisor on Homeland Security, Mr. György Bakondi, sees it as a significant step forward that Parliament voted on Monday to expand the range of asylum procedures which can be performed at the border.
The amendment to the Fundamental Law passed by Parliament on Tuesday and the counter-terrorism package of the Ministry of Interior serve the everyday security of the Hungarian people, State Secretary for Government Communication Bence Tuzson said after the adoption of the decisions by Parliament.
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