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Hungary Pulls Out of U.N. Global Migration Agreement

Hungary pulled out of a United Nations global agreement on migration on Wednesday, citing security concerns, just days after the accord was reached. By – Megan Specia Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, announced the withdrawal at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary’s capital, saying the agreement was “in conflict with common sense and also with the intent to restore ...

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EU court dismisses complaints by Hungary and Slovakia over refugee quotas

The European Union’s top court has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, dealing a blow to the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, and his allies in central Europe over the bitterly contested policy of refugee quotas. Via: Jennifer Rankin In an important victory for the EU, judges threw out a challenge against its mandatory relocation scheme, which aims to ...

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Hungary new border fence to stop Muslims migrants

While countless European politicians have grumbled at the change in tone under the Trump White House, particularly on the Syrian refugee crisis, at least one populist leader across the Atlantic sees his government’s policies being vindicated and bolstered by the new American president.  Via: In the central European nation of Hungary, situated on a key route for refugees fleeing the ...

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