Sándor Pintér, Dr.

Minister of Interior

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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.

The Government is using all possible means to counter extremism

Ministry of Interior, April 27, 2017 5:00 PM

“The Government of Hungary and the Ministry of Interior are using all possible means to counter extremism”, Minister of interior Sándor Pintér declared on Thursday in Budapest prior to presenting Righteous Among the Nations awards and Badges of Honour for Valour in recognition of the saving of Jews during the Holocaust.

The reinforced legal border barrier is functioning well

Ministry of Interior, April 26, 2017 5:12 PM

“The reinforced legal border barrier is functioning well and people living in Hungary and the Schengen Area are living in greater safety”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State secretary declared on Wednesday in Röszke.

The terrorist attacks confirm the need for the expanded legal border barrier

Ministry of Interior, April 11, 2017 4:15 PM

“The expanded legal border barrier came into force tow weeks ago, and the terrorist attacks in other countries in recent days have confirmed that the stricter regulations were necessary”, the Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary told Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Hungary is conforming to EU regulations

Ministry of Interior, April 6, 2017 3:53 PM

“Hungary is conforming to EU regulations on protecting the European Union’s external borders, the goal being to ensure that people can only enter Hungary, and accordingly the territory of the European Union, after being checked”, the Minister of Interior said on Thursday in Tompa.

First experiences of reinforced legal border closure are positive

Ministry of Interior, April 3, 2017 11:52 AM

The legal border closure which took effect on Tuesday is working well and without problems, the first experiences are positive, and migrants have disappeared from the Serbian side of the border, the Minister of State at the Ministry of Interior told the Hungarian news agency MTI.

Expansion of transit zones completed

Ministry of Interior, March 31, 2017 1:10 PM

The expansion of the transit zones at Röszke and Tompa has been completed under the supervision of experts from the prison service and with the involvement of prisoners. A total of 324 containers were deployed at the two sties. The containers have been fitted with public utilities, electricity and heating in accordance with regulations.