Sándor Pintér, Dr.

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Hungarian and Bavarian Interior Ministers discuss security policy cooperation

Ministry of Interior, June 8, 2017 4:21 PM

The interior ministers of Bavaria and Hungary met in Budapest on Thursday to discuss security policy cooperation; both ministers stressed the need to take action against illegal immigration.

Incomplete knowledge – a response to an article by hvg.hu

Ministry of Interior, June 3, 2017 2:46 PM

In its article entitled “Hungarian secret services also assisted with the Lex CEU” published on the hvg.hu news portal on 1 June 2017 at 4:32 p.m., Márta Demeter MP and the publisher of the article incorrectly interpreted the reply provided by the Director General of the Constitution Protection Office to a previous query from a Member of Parliament. The article gives the impression that if the Constitution Protection Office acts while taking into account all of the laws and stipulations of the Hungarian legal system, and not “just” in accordance with the Act on National Security Services, then it is breaking the law.

There has been a significant decrease in crime

Ministry of Interior, May 26, 2017 12:19 PM

“There has been a significant decrease in crime both compared to 2010 and compared to last year, parallel to which the success rate of investigations has also increased”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said before Parliament’s Defence and Law Enforcement Committee on Thursday.

There will be increased security at certain events

Ministry of Interior, May 25, 2017 2:53 PM

“The level of terrorism preparedness in Hungary will not be increased following the terrorist attack in Manchester, but the security of certain events will be handled as a priority”, the Minister of Interior told reporters following his annual report to Parliament’s National Security Committee.

It is now more important than ever to stand up for Hungary

Ministry of Interior, May 23, 2017 12:18 PM

According to the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary, the series of attacks from Brussels has gained further strength during the past week, and accordingly it is now more important than ever before for us to stand up for Hungary’s interests.

Hungary does not want to change its immigration policy

Ministry of Interior, May 19, 2017 12:59 PM

“Although pressure is increasing continuously, Hungary does not wish to change its immigration policy”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said at a meeting of the European Commission’s Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels on Thursday; the Ministry informed Hungarian news agency MTI about the Minister’s speech in a statement on Friday morning.

Generating tension - a response to the article by index.hu

Ministry of Interior, May 12, 2017 5:07 PM

Using the sensationalist title of an article published on the index.hu news portal at 1:57 p.m. on 12 May 2017, several media service providers have been stating that the temporary security fence along the Hungarian border is being electrified. In contrast, as is also clear if one reads the index.hu article carefully, the truth is that the border fences are not being electrified.

Government temporarily suspends systematic border checks

Ministry of Interior, May 10, 2017 10:24 AM

“The Government is temporarily suspending the implementation of the EU regulation on systematic border checks”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary told Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

2018 budget is budget of Hungarian people’s security

Ministry of Interior, May 8, 2017 4:20 PM

Next year’s budget is also the budget of the Hungarian people’s security, the Parliamentary State Secretaries of the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Defence stated at their joint press conference.

Second fence completed along the Hungarian-Serbian border

Ministry of Interior, April 28, 2017 4:37 PM

The second fence of the double fence system along the whole, 155 kilometre stretch of the Hungarian-Serbian border has been completed.