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Hungarian Govt Welcomes Brazil’s Quitting UN Global Migration Compact

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.01.10.

Hungary welcomes the new Brazilian government’s decision to change the country’s vote and withdraw support from the United Nations’ Global Migration Compact, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó told MTI on Wednesday.

In a statement, Szijjártó said that “more and more countries are realising the perils inherent in the compact” and insisted that the UN was “making the same mistakes as Brussels with the mandatory resettlement quotas”.

Szijjártó said that the compact “exclusively promotes the interests of migrants” and added that its passage would trigger further waves of migration.

featured photo by Mitko Sztojcsev/Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade