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Hungary: "We do not need a single migrant" says PM Orban02:20

Hungary: "We do not need a single migrant" says PM Orban

Hungary, Budapest
July 26, 2016 at 18:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern held a joint press conference following talks on the EU's migration policies, in Budapest, Tuesday.

Orban suggested that the European Commission advocated migration as being beneficial "due to financial and demographic reasons", however disagrees that it is the case, citing himself as one of the "few prime ministers who questions this."

"Hungary has no need for a single migrant. For the Hungarian economy, and for the future of Hungary to be sustainable, we do not need a single migrant", he said.

Austrian Chancellor Kern stated that his country, as well as Germany, benefited from the fences on Hungary's border with Serbia as it has led to a drop in immigration numbers.

Kern added that having benefited from this, he felt Austria had an obligation to provide support and take responsibility for "things which are happening on Serbian territory in front of the Hungarian borders."

Hungary: "We do not need a single migrant" says PM Orban02:20
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern held a joint press conference following talks on the EU's migration policies, in Budapest, Tuesday.

Orban suggested that the European Commission advocated migration as being beneficial "due to financial and demographic reasons", however disagrees that it is the case, citing himself as one of the "few prime ministers who questions this."

"Hungary has no need for a single migrant. For the Hungarian economy, and for the future of Hungary to be sustainable, we do not need a single migrant", he said.

Austrian Chancellor Kern stated that his country, as well as Germany, benefited from the fences on Hungary's border with Serbia as it has led to a drop in immigration numbers.

Kern added that having benefited from this, he felt Austria had an obligation to provide support and take responsibility for "things which are happening on Serbian territory in front of the Hungarian borders."

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