Fidesz’s parliamentary group leader said on Thursday that “the desks of Brussels bureaucrats are full of plans to turn Europe into an immigration continent based on the Soros plan, and Hungarians have a right to know about that.”
At a press conference held on the sidelines of a three-day meeting of the Fidesz-Christian Democrats’ (KDNP) parliamentary groups in Balatonalmadi, Lake Balaton, Máté Kocsis insisted that those plans included “the mandatory settlement quota, curbing the right of member states to protect their own borders, the introduction of migrant quotas, tripling the funding of Soros organisations, legalising economic migration and penalising anti-migration countries.” “Fidesz rejects them all,” Kocsis said.
The ruling parties also called for protecting Hungary’s borders, as well as its culture and traditions, Kocsis said.
“We want to live in a Europe of cooperating states of equal standing,” he said. “Europe should belong to Europeans, and we should protect our borders with fences,” he said.
Regarding the family protection action plan Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at his state-of-the-nation speech last Sunday, Kocsis said the party will submit a package of amendment proposals soon, possibly still in February, to put the plan into practice. The proposals will involves changes to the budget law, the health insurance law, the labour code and tax laws, he said.
Fidesz-KDNP plan to have next year’s budget accepted by parliament’s summer break which starts on June 15, Kocsis said, adding that parliament will likely have to work for nearly a month after the official end of the spring session.