Orbán: If Greece cannot defend its borders, let others do it

If the Greeks are not able to defend their own borders […], let the other countries of the European Union defend their borders,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Wednesday (23 September).

Speaking on his arrival at an extraordinary EU summit in Brussels, Orban responded to accusations that he wants to “seal the EU borders” to stop the refugee crisis in the 28 nation bloc.

“Schengen still exists,” Orban added. “If they don’t follow the regulation, the whole European Union would fall into chaos.”

Orban also denied blaming Germany for the recent influx of refugees to Europe. “I have never blamed anybody, the German would be the last ones anyway,” he said.

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