Lázár: The EU has made a ‘bad decision’


By approving the distribution of refugees among member states, the European Union made a “bad decision” regarding the refugee crisis in Europe, Cabinet Chief János Lázár said today at his weekly press conference.

Lázár said that the decision reveals “moral imperialism”, and is a “bad decision according to the V4 countries”. However, Poland, as opposed to Hungary, Slovakia and Czech republic, voted in favor of distributing refugees.

Hungary’s National Security Committee will meet today at 4 p.m., and a decision could be reached as to whether the closure of the Croatian-Hungarian border is needed, Lázár said. He noted that the decision will not be made solely by Hungary, but “our neighbors’ opinions” are also important.

Citing government sources, online daily origo.hu said that the Croatian border with Hungary would be sealed this weekend or at the beginning of next week, as soon as conditions allow.

Commenting on the influx of refugees, Lázár, once again, noted that there is an “organized action taking place against Hungary”. According to Lázár, the influx of refugees to Hungary, “in a best case scenario is being controlled by human traffickers, in a worst case scenario it is being controlled by neighboring countries.”


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