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“Italy Should Close Ports” Says Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán

Via Ansa Budapest, July 21 – Italy should “close the ports” to stop the flow of asylum seekers from the Mediterranean, Hungarian Premier Viktor Orban said on Friday. Orban said that the four leaders of the Visegrad group, which also includes the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, have written a …

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Hungary Was Right About the Migrant Crisis

Via The Australian There’s a German word for it: Weltschmerz, the thud of anxiety that comes from living through, or alongside global upheaval. Brexit, Trump, serial terror attacks, the Grenfell Tower fire, we have all been touched by it, the galloping migraine-inducing pace of events. Imagine, then, what it feels …

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Europe’s Migrant Crisis: The View from Central Europe

Via Gatestone Institute The European Union has initiated legal action against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for failing to comply with a controversial order to take in thousands of migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The so-called infringement procedure, which authorizes the European Commission, the powerful executive …

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Czechia Wants to Help the Libyan Coast Guard

Via Visegrad Post Czechia – As polls show that Czechs massively do not want any more refugees nor migrants, the Czech Prime Minister told the press his will to increase the Czech aid to the Libyan coast guard. According to the latest CVVM poll released last week, 60% of Czechs …

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Migrants Continue to Attack Hungarian Border

Illegal migrants continuously attempt to enter Hungary through the closed border fence near the town of Ásotthalom. László Toroczkai, Mayor of Ásotthalom is famous for his hardline policy against illegal migrants and keeps a constant watch on the Serbian-Hungarian border not far from his town. “At night, these migrants have …

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