Hungary, Austria agree to enhance co-operation on refugees

Austrian Chancellor Faymann and Hungarian PM Orban have agreed on day-to-day co-operation to control the refugee flow between the two countries. Hungary also announced completion of a fence along its Croatian border.

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Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he would seek international support for his efforts to shut his country’s southern borders with Croatia. The prime minister said he would also consult the United Nations before making a final decision on blocking the border.

“This is the big question of the next few days and weeks, I am trying to seek supporters for this,” Orban told media in Vienna after meeting with Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann.

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