PM Orbán: “We are the ones who successfully stopped migration at the southern border of Europe”
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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has announced that the Visegrád Four have decided to provide significant financial support and offer assistance to help Italy protect its maritime borders, therefore defending both Europe and Hungary
Protecting the borders of the 510 million-strong European community to ease the migration pressure on the old continent constitutes a meaningful demonstration of solidarity. Enforcing a dysfunctional, semi-legal political decision that only intensifies the illegal migration problem does not. Looks like some of the leading Eurocrats in Brussels have got their thinking twisted around.
"I’d like to repeat the Hungarian government’s request that the European Union pay half the cost of Hungarian measures, including the fence, aimed at protecting the common Schengen borders,” PM Orbán said
“Hungary has incurred over 800 million euros in costs and expenses relating to border protection tasks, and we are justified in expecting the EU to refund part of this expenditure based on solidarity," Hungary's foreign minister said