Europe’s migration crisis cannot be resolved with the redistribution of migrants across the continent, Hungary’s interior minister said on Tuesday.
The real issue is whether or not Europe is capable of protecting its borders, Sándor Pintér told public news channel M1 from Luxembourg.
Hungary has accomplished this and has taken in all genuine refugees, the minister said.
But those who are not refugees “have no business being” in the European Union, he added.
Concerning the Malta quota plan, Pintér said many EU member states had not even taken in the migrants whose redistribution was agreed upon by the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs Council back in 2015.
He said data showed that EU member states have only taken in 29 percent of the 120,000 migrants who were supposed to be redistributed, yet Hungary was the one being singled out for not taking part in this scheme.