Hungary to build yet another fence on border with Serbia

Hungary plans to build another fence on its southern border with Serbia, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.

Source: Reuters, Tanjug
(Getty Images, file)
(Getty Images, file)

According to Reuters, he said it would enable his country "to keep out any major new wave of migrants."

Orban told public radio that the new fence will be built next to the existing one to "strengthen defenses to respond if Turkey's policy on migration changed."

"If that happened, hundreds of thousands could appear at Hungary's border. Technical planning is under way to erect a more massive defense system next to the existing line of defense which was built quickly," Orban said.

Reuters noted in its report that "the razor-wire fence built along Hungary's southern border with Serbia and Croatia has sharply reduced (migrant) flows."

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