The Hungarian Prime Minister ordered a nationwide referendum on October 2 which will see the Hungarian people asked if they want to accept any future EU mandatory quote system for resettling migrants.
Mr Orban has been at the forefront of a wave of anti-EU sentiment sweeping the bloc.
Hungary has registered more than 19,000 asylum applications this year and it’s believed more than 14,000 migrants have crossed its southern borders illegally.
They want to force rules on member states that are in conflict with their interests, including Hungary’s. We are preparing for a conflict
The Hungarian Prime Minister warned the number of migrants trying to reach Europe through the Balkans could swell to levels seen last autumn.
He said: “The very moment when it became impossible to cross into Europe by sea, the Balkan route swelled up again, and we have no reason to believe the same won’t happen this year.”
It’s believed more than 14,000 migrants have crossed Hungary’s southern borders illegally
The Hungarian Prime Minister ordered a nationwide referendum on October 2 on EU migrant quotas
Mr Vucic welcomed offers of Hungarian support to police its borders.
He said: “Every help in terms of technical assets and manpower is welcome.”
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