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Orbán, Trump Meeting Opportunity to Coordinate Stand against Migration

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.05.06.

An upcoming meeting between Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and United States President Donald Trump will provide an excellent opportunity to coordinate the two countries’ stand on and steps against migration in international forums, as well as to discuss bilateral political, economic and defense cooperation, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on public radio on Sunday.

Szijjártó told Kossuth Radio that the US president and the Hungarian government both share a strong position against migration. This is why Hungary defends its own borders, just as does the United States, he added.

Szijjártó said the US president and the Hungarian government have similar stances on a number of global dilemmas, because both sides put national interests first and consider the security of their own citizens a priority as well as protecting Christian values and the products of Christian culture.

He noted that the US and Hungary were among six countries to reject the UN’s compact on migration.

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