BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest news as tens of thousands of people slip into Europe and head to wealthy European Union countries in search of a better life. All times local.
Hungary’s prime minister says he believe a secret pact led by Germany to bring up to 500,000 Syrians from Turkey directly into the European Union to be revealed soon.
Viktor Orban said Wednesday that a similar idea was rejected recently by European national leaders but that « the cat will be out of the bag » and the scheme will be announced in Berlin as soon as this week.
Orban says « this secret agreement exists and we will be confronted by it in the coming days. »
He says the plan includes forcing all EU countries to take in some migrants, even if they are opposed to mandatory quotas.
Orban said there will be « huge pressure » on countries like Hungary and others to take part.
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