- 18 May 2017 9:00 AM
The resolution submitted by left wing groups clearly aims to force Hungary to accept illegal migrants, the Fidesz-KDNP MEPs said.
They described the text as “farfetched from reality and containing several distortions” resulting in an assessment procedure that could in effect influence next year’s elections in Hungary.
At the same time, they welcomed the fact that despite the “continual pressurising by promigration [US financier] George Soros”, a significant number of MEPs did not support the “mendacious accusations of the left” and voted for a balanced assessment.
The Hungarian government is open to dialogue with the European Commission about all contested legislation but will not give up its policy to reject illegal migration, the MEPs said.
Only Hungarians can decide whom they want to live with in Hungary, they added.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.
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