Hungary to build 2nd fence to stem migrant flow
Hungary plans to build a second fence on its southern border with Serbia in order to stem illegal migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.
The fence will be built alongside the existing one and have the capacity to stop hundreds of thousands of migrants, Orban told public radio Kossuth.
"The Hungary-Serbia border should be strengthened. We will build a stronger fence using the latest technology,” he said.
Orban said migration was the reason behind the increase in terrorist attacks in Europe, adding that it threatened public order.
"Someone who argues that there is no connection between migration and terrorism does not know what he is talking about," he said.
Hungary was the first EU country to build a border fence to control refugees in August 2015 before sealing its frontier with Serbia.
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