Szijjártó: New fence to cover 70 km of Hungarian-Romanian border
source: google maps
The fence the Hungarian government is building on the Romanian border will be 70 km long, Hungary’s foreign minister Péter Szijjártó said in an interview with state-owned all-news channel M1 this morning.
The border of Hungary and Romania. (Photo: Screengrab from Google Maps / Map data 2015 Geo-Basis-DE/BGK (2009), Google)
When the minister announced that the government would be building a fence on the Hungarian-Romanian border, he defined the length of the fence to as a “sensible distance”. The total length of the Hungarian-Romanian border is 443 km.
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán yesterday said that the Hungarian government is also planning to erect a fence at a “certain point” of the Hungarian-Croatian border.
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