Hungary’s Orbán Says He ‘Must Fight’ French President Macron on Immigration

Breitbart | 1/11/2019 | Staff
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said Thursday that French President Emmanuel Macron is the champion of Europe’s “pro-immigration forces” and therefore he has a duty to oppose him.

“There is no denying that Emmanuel Macron is an important figure, in fact, the leader of the pro-immigration forces,” Mr. Orbán told a press conference in Budapest.

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Responding to a question from Le Monde, the prime minister said that he has “good relations” with Macron, but when it comes to views of migration, the two are on opposite sides.

“It is nothing personal, but a matter of our countries’ futures,” Orbán noted.

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“If what he wants with regards to migration takes place in Europe, that would be bad for Hungary, therefore I must fight him,” he said.

Mr. Orbán said he hopes that parties committed to curbing illegal immigration will win a majority in the European Parliament elections next May, in order to modify the current policy of the EU executive.

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He also denounced the policy of Chancellor Angela Merkel and the attitude of the German media, which “are constantly pushing” for Europe to welcome more and more migrants, in opposition to the will of the Hungarian people.

“On that, there is no compromise possible,” he insisted. German politics “does not respect” the Hungarians’ decision not to become an “immigrant nation.”

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The prime minister also welcomed the initiative of Poland and Italy to form an alliance for the next European elections, to fight for “the renaissance of European...
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