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Szijjártó Slams Salvini Trial over Detention of Migrants as ‘Shameful’

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.05.

The Hungarian foreign minister on Saturday called it “shameful” that Matteo Salvini, the leader of the Italy’s opposition League party, has to appear in court, rather than those smuggling migrants to Italy.

Péter Szijjártó said on Facebook that the former interior minister has been called to appear in court over the alleged detention of a group of migrants at sea.

Illegal immigration carries security, cultural and, during the pandemic, serious health risks to Europe, Szijjártó said.

Salvini: Hungary More Successful in Family Policy than Italy
Salvini: Hungary More Successful in Family Policy than Italy

Hungary’s family policy is more successful than that of Italy, Matteo Salvini, the head of Italy’s radical rightist League party, said at a public debate last week. At the debate, organized by Italian Catholic movement Comunione e Liberazione, the radical politician claimed that Hungary is one of the few countries to have successfully challenged the […]Continue reading

Salvini as an interior minister prevented “people smuggling rings acting as NGOs” from taking illegal migrants to Italy, and in that way to Europe, he said. Salvini should be thanked for it not only by Italy, but the whole of Europe, he said.

featured image by Péter Szijjártó’s Facebook