Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior

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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 border hunters 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.

Bicske reception centre to close at the end of the year

Ministry of Interior, September 14, 2016 1:03 PM

Prior to a public forum at a press conference in Bicske on Tuesday, Károly Kontrát, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, said that the latest plans for the Bicske reception centre are that it will close on 31 December 2016; therefore no more migrants are currently arriving at the camp.

We must unite our forces to stop terrorist organisations from jeopardising democracy

Ministry of Interior, September 12, 2016 12:36 PM

“9/11 will always be a day that represents humanity at its worst, and humanity at its best”, Colleen Bell, Ambassador of the United States to Hungary said. At the commemoration held outside the US Embassy, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér also delivered a speech.

International cooperation required for effective action

Ministry of Interior, September 9, 2016 6:00 PM

Effective action can only be taken against illegal migration within the framework of international cooperation, the national police chief stressed on Friday in Budapest.

Recruitment of border hunters ongoing

Ministry of Interior, September 8, 2016 2:48 PM

On 1 September 2016 the police began a recruitment drive for its border hunter action units. More than 2000 people requested and received information on applying from the National Police Headquarters’ National Recruitment Centre.

Czech police officers have arrived in Hungary to help protect the border

Ministry of Interior, September 6, 2016 2:03 PM

A total of fifty Czech police officers arrived in Budapest in Monday; the contingent will be involved in protecting Hungary’s southern border within the framework of Visegrád Group (V4 – Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) border security cooperation.

Another Hungarian police contingent to travel to Macedonia

Ministry of Interior, September 1, 2016 3:26 PM

In Budapest, Commander of the Operational Police János Balogh has announced that another police contingent will travel to Macedonia to support border protection efforts at the Macedonian-Greek border and to take action against illegal migration. At the Operational Police Headquarters in Budapest on Thursday Mr. Balogh greeted the contingent of 24 men and one woman.