Sándor Pintér, Dr.

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A unique solution is being sought

Ministry of Interior, June 1, 2019 6:53 PM

Minister of Interior Dr. Sándor Pintér has entrusted the Director General of the Counter-Terrorism Centre (TEK), János Hajdu with directing tasks related to bringing to the surface the wreck of the boat that sank near Margaret Bridge in Budapest on 29 May 2019.

Hungary and Italy share the same views

Ministry of Interior, May 2, 2019 6:46 PM

Hungary and Italy share the same views on the protection of European borders, and about how to prevent masses of people, terrorists and unwelcome individuals from entering the territory of the European Union, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said on Thursday at a press conference held in Budapest after he had official talks with his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini.

The Government is taking the people’s security seriously

Government, December 13, 2018 3:55 PM

“We are taking the threat of terrorism and the people’s security seriously, and accordingly the Government and the National Security Cabinet have decided that beginning on Thursday the Counter Terrorism Centre (TEK) and military police units from the Hungarian Defence Force will be reinforcing the protection of Christmas fairs”, the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said at a press conference in Budapest on Thursday.

Government is doing everything it can in the interest of people’s security

Government, December 12, 2018 12:31 PM

The Hungarian government continues to do everything it can in the interest of the people’s security, and continues to protect the borders, the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said at a press conference held on Wednesday in Budapest.

The Asylum Office committed no error

Ministry of Interior, November 21, 2018 7:14 PM

“The Office of Immigration and Asylum committed no error during its report at Tuesday’s session of Parliament’s National Security Committee”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér declared in a statement to reporters following the body’s extraordinary session on Wednesday.

Government’s public employment policy is successful

Ministry of Interior, November 8, 2018 5:58 PM

The government’s public employment policy is successful, equally for local governments in the public employment system, society and workers, the Minister of State for Local Governments at the Ministry of Interior stated on Tuesday in Budapest.

Protection of external borders must fall within responsibility of Member States

Ministry of Interior, October 18, 2018 10:10 AM

On 11-12 October 2018 the Justice and Home Affairs Council held a two-day meeting in Luxembourg. On the home affairs day of the session the Hungarian delegation was led by Interior Minister Sándor Pintér.

Without border protection, Hungary would be a halfway house and an assembly-point for migrants

Ministry of Interior, October 11, 2018 9:38 AM

“Without border protection, Hungary would be a halfway house and an assembly-point for migrants, and Europe would be defenceless, and accordingly the Government in no way supports Brussels’ latest efforts aimed at taking border protection away from member states”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following his hearings before various parliamentary committees on Wednesday.

They are attacking Hungary with another false report to take away our border protection rights

Ministry of Interior, September 18, 2018 6:35 PM

“Brussels is attacking Hungary with another report that contains untruths so they can take away our right to protect our borders”, the Ministry of Interior stressed in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.