Brussels, December 12 (MTI) – Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, at a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday, lamented what he called a “lack of progress” in the European Union’s management of the migrant crisis.
Each month the topic of migration is brought up at meetings of EU ministers but “nothing ever happens”, Szijjártó told a press conference.
“It is only thanks to a fortunate turn of events that Europe is currently not under serious migration pressure, and not because the EU has found a joint solution to the crisis or because it has taken the necessary measures,” Szijjártó said.
In order to permanently resolve the migrant crisis, the EU must declare that “migration is bad and that only legal entry into Europe will be allowed,” he said. The bloc should also declare that “anyone who enters [Europe] illegally will be sent back to their country of origin,” he added.
The EU must also agree to aim to permanently relieve the continent of migration pressure, Szijjártó added.