Home Travel & Adventure Hungary Opposes Brussels’ Migrant Measures

Hungary Opposes Brussels’ Migrant Measures

0

Hungary will not implement new European Union rules on mandatory resettlement quotas and “migrant ghettos”, a Hungarian politician also serving as a Member of the European Parliament from Hungary, Tamás Deutsch has said.

His comments came during an interview on public radio while considering the EU’s behaviour “sour grapes.

According to him, decision-makers were meting out “political punishment” after they believed the country’s model for dealing with unlawful migration was legally objectionable.

In addition, Deutsch stressed that more than one-quarter of a million unlawful migrants had been detained at the country’s common border with Serbia, while the figures reached over one million in the past five years.

He noted that the practice in Western Europe driven by a multicultural ideology of granting unlawful migrants the “all clear” had led to “near catastrophic” results.

Previously, the European Commission introduced a new proposal that would help EU countries to manage new arrivals through three new options: accept a specific number of people seeking asylum in their countries, pay a fee of €10,000 and € 22,000 per migrant, or finance operational support.

But the idea was not unanimously supported by EU countries. Authorities in Hungary stressed that further steps on migration reform would be taken voluntarily and by consensus.

However, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that migration reform would be done by a “qualified majority”.

Von der Leyen’s comments came as a response to Hungary and Poland after these two countries didn’t support the new proposal.

 “That’s what the treaties say, and that’s what we have delivered on,” the EC President noted, according to a Euronews report.

While Brussels proposal was not supported by Hungary and Poland, some other countries, such as Austria, Italy, as well as the Netherlands, considered this plan as not good enough. At the same time, other countries such as Slovakia, Malta, Bulgaria and Lithuania abstained.

Deputy Minister of the Interior in Lithuania, Arnoldas Abramavičius, noted that despite the efforts to offer flexibility to the solidarity mechanism, the proposal consists of provisions with which Lithuania cannot agree.

Authorities in EU countries are continuously dealing with an influx in the number of arrivals. The figures of the European Union Border and Coast Guard Agency revealed that for a period from January until April this year, over 80,700 people attempted to reach the bloc in an unlawful way, thus accounting for an increase of 30 per cent compared to the same period last year’s figures.

Facebook Comments Box
Previous articleHungary Sentences 2 People Smugglers to 10 Years in Prison, Bans Them From Entering for Another 10
Next articleIreland & Cyprus Will Continue Stamping Passports Even After Entry/Exit System Becomes Operational in EU
Monte OZ is a highly accomplished and respected international freelance journalist, travel and active adventure reporter, and leading entertainment & lifestyle blogger based in Africa. With a passion for storytelling, a sense of adventure, and an eye for all things captivating, Monte has become a prominent figure in the world of travel, entertainment, and lifestyle journalism. Born and raised in Africa, Monte developed a deep appreciation for the continent's diverse cultures, rich heritage, and vibrant entertainment scene. His upbringing fueled his desire to share Africa's untold stories and showcase its dynamic lifestyle to a global audience. Monte's extensive experience and expertise have made him a sought-after authority on all things related to travel, adventure, entertainment, and lifestyle in Africa. As an international freelance journalist, Monte has made significant contributions to various prestigious publications worldwide. His captivating articles, insightful interviews, and engaging features have graced the pages of leading entertainment magazines, lifestyle publications, and reputable news outlets. Monte's unique ability to capture the essence of Africa's entertainment and lifestyle scene has garnered widespread acclaim and recognition. With a love for exploration and a thirst for adrenaline, Monte also thrives as an active adventure reporter. He has embarked on daring expeditions, immersing himself in Africa's wild landscapes, and documenting his adrenaline-pumping experiences. Whether it's conquering treacherous peaks, exploring remote jungles, or engaging in heart-pounding activities, Monte's adventurous spirit and daring escapades inspire readers to embrace their own sense of adventure. In addition to his work in journalism and adventure reporting, Monte is a leading entertainment & lifestyle blogger in Africa. Through his influential blog, he offers readers an insider's view of the continent's vibrant entertainment scene, trendy hotspots, fashion trends, culinary delights, and cultural experiences. Monte's unique blend of storytelling, personal insights, and expert recommendations has made his blog a go-to resource for entertainment and lifestyle enthusiasts seeking the pulse of Africa's dynamic culture. Beyond his professional pursuits, Monte is a passionate advocate for promoting Africa's talent, creativity, and cultural diversity. He actively supports and champions emerging artists, musicians, designers, and entrepreneurs, helping to showcase their work to a broader audience. Monte's dedication to promoting Africa's vibrant entertainment and lifestyle industry has positioned him as a respected influencer and tastemaker within the African and global entertainment communities. With a commitment to excellence, a passion for exploration, and a talent for captivating storytelling, Monte Oz continues to captivate audiences worldwide. As an international freelance journalist, travel and active adventure reporter, and leading entertainment & lifestyle blogger, his work has left an indelible mark on the world of journalism, travel, and entertainment, solidifying his position as a trusted authority and go-to resource for all things related to African travel, adventure, and lifestyle.