Sándor Pintér, Dr.

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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.

New temporary reception centre to be established

Ministry of Interior, September 10, 2015 5:41 PM

The Government of Hungary is protecting the country’s borders, and expects the same from other EU Member States, with special emphasis on the importance of Schengen borders.

4500 migrants transported to the Austrian border overnight; international train services to recommence

Ministry of Interior, September 5, 2015 2:13 PM

Some 4500 migrants were transported by bus to the Austrian border overnight, The Minister of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary Károly Kontrát announced at a press conference on Saturday morning.

The Government is not planning to shelter migrants in Veszprém County

Ministry of Interior, September 3, 2015 1:45 PM

Rumours claiming that migrants would be sheltered in any locality in Veszprém County are totally without foundation.

Penal enforcement prepared for receiving migrants convicted of illegal border-crossing

Ministry of Interior, August 31, 2015 12:17 PM

The goal is to „remove” illegal border-crossers from the territory of Hungary; however, if they must for some reason serve their sentences here, Hungarian penal enforcement is prepared for their reception, Minister of State of the Ministry of Interior Károly Kontrát said on Monday in the programme 180 minutes of the radio station Kossuth Rádió.

Hungary is using its available resources and technical means to fulfil its duties as part of the Frontex cooperation

Ministry of Interior, August 18, 2015 5:50 PM

Due to its geography, Hungary does not have the resources and technical means appropriate for maritime operations, and it is therefore understandable that it cannot participate in the Triton 2015 operation by the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (Frontex).