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).
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.
“Poland will be sending another contingent to support Hungary’s border protection system”, Polish Minister of Interior Mariusz Błaszczak announced following a meeting of Visegrád Group (V4) Interior Ministers in Warsaw.
“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 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.
An international conference on migration will be held in Budapest this week. The two-day event is being organised by the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Hungarian Society of Policing Studies in cooperation with the Office of Immigration and Nationality.
On Tuesday Parliament adopted the Ministry of Interior’s Counter-terrorism Bill, as a result of which the Counter-terrorism Intelligence and Criminal Analysis Centre (CTICAC) will be established. The legislative amendment also regulates restrictions on encrypted telephone services.
At a press conference on Tuesday, held after the meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said that it is clear that the migration pressure in Europe will not decrease.
“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.
Status report on the migrant situation.