‘We are waiting for Swedish government officials to reassure members of the Hungarian parliament; our goal is to support Sweden’s NATO accession with the largest possible parliamentary majority, similarly to Finland’s,’ the political director of the prime minister said.
‘Over the past decades, the number of fences at the EU borders has risen from 0 to 19.’
While it is unlikely that forced landings in the European Union will become commonplace in the future, they are clearly an effective method of illegal immigration.
The number of successfully or unsuccessfully attempted illegal crossings at EU borders reached 330,000 in 2022, the highest number since 2015. Meanwhile, Denmark and the United Kingdom are pursuing plans to relocate illegal immigrants to Rwanda.
Hungarian President Katalin Novák urged peace talks between Russia and Ukraine during her visit to Rome earlier this week.
The fact that over 1000 Moroccan students applied for admission to Hungarian universities for this academic year shows that the rise in quality of Hungarian higher education is internationally well known and recognised, Péter Szijjártó said.
Parts of the December 2022 ruling that said sending migrants to Rwanda was legal may now be challenged at the UK Court of Appeal.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the freedom of movement of European citizens, which is so essential to the European project, is now in danger in the face of the worsening migration crisis.
Minister Szijjártó underscored that he is glad there are still politicians like Matteo Salvini in Europe. He said Salvini, whom he described as an old friend, is one of ‘those who are able to think rationally about migration’.
‘Italy will not be an accomplice of human trafficking,’ argued Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.
At the three-country summit hosted by Budapest on Monday all parties agreed that illegal migration can only be countered by working together for the protection of all of Europe.
Compared to last year, the number of illegal border crossings at the Czech-German border increased by roughly 140 per cent in June, and even more migrants made generally successful attempts to enter Germany in August.
As Sweden prepares for general elections in September, predictions about who the winner will be fill the media. It is most likely that the deciding factor will be the competing parties’ stance on illegal immigration.
The EU Commission is considering sanctioning Turkey over its unwillingness to cut economic and political ties with Russia. But Ankara has one card up its sleeve that Brussels either forgets or simply ignores: the ability to open the migration floodgates to Europe.
Southern-European countries expect a large influx of migrants from North Africa and the Middle East. As food insecurity grows due to the war and climate change, many will attempt to flee their crisis-stricken countries.
Hirsi Ali establishes a link between immigration and increasing sexual violence against women, and traces back the root of the problem to the cultural differences between Christian Europe and Muslim-majority countries.
The European Union’s current administration of refugee affairs can safely be called both flawed and obsolete.
Mass immigration is, indeed, a danger for all societies, and though it seems an unavoidable symptom of late civilizations, patriotic politicians should seek to reduce it as much as possible.
The most important measure of the success of an immigration policy is whether the newcomers and their children come to fully identify
with their new country.
Using immigration to address labour shortage is clearly not just an economic policy decision: changing the composition of a society is expected to have other far-reaching consequences, and not necessarily favourable ones.
Although Western politicians have repeatedly expressed the idea that Russia may be behind the migration crisis in Belarus, this does not seem to correspond with reality.
Demographically, outmigration for Hungary is not as serious a concern as for neighbouring countries, but in terms of the loss of professionals, it is a serious problem.
The European Court of Justice ruled that Hungary failed to respect EU law by “pushing back” people entering the country illegally, but the Hungarian government has defied the ruling.
During the course of the last week, 849 migrants were apprehended in total, which is a 15% increase from the week before, when authorities detained 735 people in total.
Hungary has come up with an effective program dubbed Hungary Helps as an answer to the migration crisis, which has already helped 200 Syrian refugee families return to their homes.
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