Sándor Pintér, Dr.

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New border police training base officially opened

Ministry of Interior, October 15, 2015 3:49 PM

A new border police training base was officially opened in Szeged on Thursday. “Let the presentation of the ceremonial keys to the base be a symbol of the fact that the authorities will apply all possible means to protect Hungary, the Hungarian people and our southern borders”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary said at the event.

Same degree of security throughout territory of EU is an objective and an expectation

Ministry of Interior, October 13, 2015 12:10 PM

It is an objective and an expectation on the part of the leaders of the European Union that there should be the same degree of security throughout the territory of the EU, and this will only be the case if the police respond to the challenges which threaten security in the same manner and have the skills and expertise which are necessary for the resolution of the task, Sándor Pintér said.

Triple border protection is working

Ministry of Interior, October 1, 2015 6:17 PM

According to the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary, the triple protection along the Serbian border is working; the number of migrants attempting to cross the Hungarian-Serbian border illegally has fallen to under 1 percent of its 14 September level.

Joint Hungarian and Slovenian police patrol

Ministry of Interior, September 28, 2015 3:25 PM

The Hungarian and Slovenian police launched a joint patrolling operation on the entire Hungarian-Slovenian border section, and they also supply one another with real-time information on an ongoing basis, the Interior Minister said on Monday at the Rédics-Hosszúfalu (Dolga vas) border crossing point.

Experimental barbed wire fence along Slovenia-Hungarian border

Ministry of Interior, September 26, 2015 3:26 PM

The Slovenian and Hungarian Ministers of Interior will meet to discuss border control and patrolling regulations.

Röszke border crossing station has been reopened

Ministry of Interior, September 20, 2015 2:43 PM

The Röszke border crossing station situated on the M5 motorway was reopened on Sunday morning after five days.

Government extends state of emergency to a further four counties

Ministry of Interior, September 18, 2015 12:39 PM

The Government has extended the immigration-related state of emergency to a further four counties in accordance with Government Decree 270/2015 (IX.18) on the declaration of a state of emergency caused by mass migration in Baranya, Somogy, Zala and Vas Counties and the ordering, existence and termination of the state of emergency.

Partial border closure at the Röszke-Horgos border crossing station

Ministry of Interior, September 17, 2015 8:47 AM

Hungary’s Minister of Interior ordered a partial border closure at the Röszke-Horgos motorway border crossing station and at the Röszke-Horgos express road border crossing station for a period of 30 days as of 0.00 hours on 17 September 2015 in the interest of the protection of public security.

Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér represented Hungarian Government at Monday meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Council

Ministry of Interior, September 16, 2015 5:35 PM

In contrast to the communication published on the Internet portal rtl.hu at 6.45 p.m. on 15 September 2015 under the title “Refugee crisis: there is no common position”, the Hungarian Government was represented by Minister of Interior Dr Sándor Pintér at the extraordinary meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council held in Brussels. Members of the delegation were Ambassador Dr Péter Györkös, Deputy State Secretary Dr Krisztina Berta, Head of Division Dr Péter Stauber, and justice and home affairs diplomat Dr János Szacsúri.

Hungarian and Serbian interior ministers discuss the handling of the migration situation

Ministry of Interior, September 10, 2015 6:53 PM

In Subotica on Thursday, Serbian and Hungarian interior ministers Nebojša Stefanović and Sándor Pintér discussed the migration situation and possible solutions.