FM Szijjártó: Differences between V4 countries and the EU's leadership remain wide apart

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The four Visegrad countries and other members of the European Union differ in finding solution to mass migration.

It seems to me that the challenges facing the EU raise different concerns for the V4 countries and some western European states said Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó to MTI after the meeting of V4 and Latvian foreign ministers and the EU's rotating president in Prague on Monday.

According to the Hungarian foreign minister, if the EU can't regain control of the Schengen borders it can never solve the problems and challenges caused by mass migration.

"It is clear that protecting the EU borders won't be a top priority at tomorrow's EU meeting, instead they will continue promoting the quota system" said Szijjártó.

"We couldn't find solution to the migration problem at our today's meeting, but we were looking for bridges toward each another. The future will tell whether we succeeded or not" said Czech Foreign Minister Zaorálek Lubomír the host of the meeting.

"The V4 countries seek a common position stressed the Czech foreign minister because we believe that the EU needs a strong common policy regarding mass migration."

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn who holds the EU's rotating presidency said Luxembourg would do everything to find a common solution to mass migration. He acknowledged that after the Prague meeting differences of opinion remained.

(MTI –


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