The UK's Daily Express newspaper reports that Hungary is a step closer to rejecting the relocation of migrants after the Socialist Party announced that it's a bad idea.
Gyula Molnár, leader of the Hungarian Socialist Party, said that ”the Socialist Party would be ready to support the government in combatting the mandatory quotas.”
Molnár added that the migrant crisis needs to be managed and there is not majority support for the quota scheme.
Last month, polls showed that people in Hungary would vote to block an influx of migrants.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been critical of the EU’s migration policies and wants voters to reject the Brussels order.
Hungary will hold a referendum on October 2 which will allow Hungarians to have their say about whether it should accept Brussels diktat on accepting immigrants.
If Hungary were to disagree with the EU, it would be another obstacle for Angela Merkel’s migration policy.
Other European countries, including Austria, Croatia and Slovakia have also expressed disgreement with the plan for migrant quotas.
The Hungarian government is keen for its citizens to vote in the October 2 referendum because it's a fundamental part of protecting the nation's traditions and cultures.
The question that will be put to eight million Hungarian voters on October 2nd will be: “Do you want the European Union to be entitled to prescribe the mandatory settlement of non-Hungarian citizens in Hungary without the consent of parliament?”