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PM Orbán: ‘Legions of Migrants Banging on European Doors’

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.06.11.

As the pandemic is being reined in, the issue of migration will move back into the focus of European politics, Viktor Orbán said in a radio interview on Friday.

“Legions of migrants are banging on almost all European doors”, the prime minister told public broadcaster Kossuth Radio.

The number of illegal border crossing attempts at Hungary’s southern borders increased to 38,000 so far this year as against around 10,000 in the same period of last year, he said. The pressure of migration is growing not only on land but also at Europe’s maritime borders, he added.

Orbán: Irish Footballers Bending Knee Before Hungary Match 'Provocation'
Orbán: Irish Footballers Bending Knee Before Hungary Match 'Provocation'

Addressing the Irish national football team’s decision to kneel before their friendly match against Hungary on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said he does not sympathize at all with such acts. The prime minister was asked about the event in the government’s press conference on Thursday, responding that kneeling has no place in sport. He […]Continue reading

Hungary’s position is clear in rejecting migration, Orbán said. Migration is especially dangerous at the time of a pandemic, which is why he proposed not allowing any kind of migration for two years, he said.

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