The police contingent of twenty-five that Slovakia sent for the fulfilment of border policing responsibilities at the Hungarian-Serbian border at the request of the Hungarian authorities was received in Budapest on Monday as part of a ceremony.
The Kingdom of Morocco’s Minister in charge of water Ms. Charafat Afailal and her delegation arrived in Hungary on 25 July 2016 for a three-day professional programme aimed at tightening cooperation between the two countries in the field of water management.
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.
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