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Hungary: Orban says UN global migration agreement 'dangerous'01:43

Hungary: Orban says UN global migration agreement 'dangerous'

Hungary, Budapest
January 26, 2018 at 22:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban critisised UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' proposals about a global agreement on migration as being "dangerous" and "unacceptable," at a panel discussion in Budapest on Friday."We won't be able to support this, and it's not worth it for the European Union to try to reach a common position at the UN because we won't be partners in this," said Orban at the panel discussion following a Visegrad Group (V4) meeting. The Hungarian prime minister stressed that "we want to stick to our tolerant, Christian way of life," adding that "I would not want Hungarians to go through what happened in several Western European countries. From one day to the next, they suddenly realised that they no longer feel well; they no longer feel at home. This leads us to the question of European democracy."Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, who also attended the panel discussion, noted that he was among those who "do not wish to see Muslim communities being created in our own countries, which have Christian roots."Mandatory credit: Government of Hungary

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban critisised UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' proposals about a global agreement on migration as being "dangerous" and "unacceptable," at a panel discussion in Budapest on Friday."We won't be able to support this, and it's not worth it for the European Union to try to reach a common position at the UN because we won't be partners in this," said Orban at the panel discussion following a Visegrad Group (V4) meeting. The Hungarian prime minister stressed that "we want to stick to our tolerant, Christian way of life," adding that "I would not want Hungarians to go through what happened in several Western European countries. From one day to the next, they suddenly realised that they no longer feel well; they no longer feel at home. This leads us to the question of European democracy."Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, who also attended the panel discussion, noted that he was among those who "do not wish to see Muslim communities being created in our own countries, which have Christian roots."Mandatory credit: Government of Hungary

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