Interior Ministry

Bulgaria: In September, Number of Detained Migrants was 28.9% Higher than in August

In September, a total of 1,626 third-country nationals were detained in Bulgaria, according to statistics from the Ministry of Interior. Of these, 154 people were detained at the entrance to the state border, 128 at the exit without registration, and 1344 were found to be staying illegally in the interior of the country.

Serbian Former Police Official’s Arrest ‘Politically Motivated’ – Lawyer

The arrest last Friday in Serbia of Dijana Hrkalovic, a former state secretary at the Interior Ministry, who has been linked to a notorious crime gang, the "Janjicari", is politically motivated, and she is being used as a scapegoat, Sead Spahovic, her lawyer, told BIRN.

Montenegro Deputy PM Accuses Former Police Officials of Gang Ties

Montenegrin Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic and Interior Minister Sergej Sekulovic at a press conference. Photo: Government of Montenegro

Abazovic called on the Special State Prosecution to investigate his claim, adding that members of the Belivuk crime group had visited Montenegro despite prohibition orders.

Minister Hojs says Slovenia among eight safest countries

Ljubljana – Interior Minister Aleš Hojs addressed the National Security Day event on Tuesday to note that Slovenia was somewhere between the fifth and eight place on lists of safest countries. He credited the security system and education from the earliest age for this, as well as people who steer activities and planning in this field.