France slams eastern Europe over refugee policies

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A wire fence is seen at the border between Hungary and Serbia near Hercegszanto, 189 kms southeast from Budapest, Hungary.

France slams eastern Europe over refugee policies


France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on August 30 accused Hungary and other eastern European states of adopting a “scandalous” policy towards refugees fleeing war and poverty in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

“With regard to all those people who are politically chased out of their country we have to be able to welcome them,” Fabius told Europe 1 radio. “Every country has to respond to that. France, Germany, others have, but when I see certain countries that do not accept these groups, ...


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