Sándor Pintér, Dr.

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The external borders must be protected in a way that does not require the introduction of restrictions at internal ones

Ministry of Interior, October 19, 2016 11:37 AM

“The goal is to protect the external Schengen borders to such an extent that the introduction of restrictions or the reinstatement of border controls within the Area is not required”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér stressed on Tuesday in Budapest following a meeting with his Slovenian counterpart.

Home affairs cooperation between Hungary and US is excellent

Ministry of Interior, October 4, 2016 12:36 PM

Home affairs cooperation between Hungary and the United States is excellent, Interior Minister Sándor Pintér told the Washington correspondent of the Hungarian news agency MTI.

Sixth police contingent set off for the Macedonian-Greek border

Ministry of Interior, September 30, 2016 3:34 PM

“A sixth contingent of Hungarian police left for Macedonia on Thursday; the 25 police officers will patrol the Macedonian-Greek border”, the National Police Headquarters announced on its website.

More than a thousand people have already applied to become members of border patrol personnel

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

“More than a thousand people have already applied to become members of border patrol personnel since the Police began recruiting in September”, the Minister of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary said at a press conference.

Explosion in Budapest was aimed at police

Ministry of Interior, September 26, 2016 11:57 AM

“The patrolling police were the targets of Saturday night’s bomb explosion on Teréz körút in Budapest, they wanted to assassinate my police officers”, declared National Police Chief Károly Papp, who called the explosion an attack against the whole Hungarian police force.

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.