Hungary adding fence on Serb border
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary has begun building a second fence on its border with Serbia to stop migrants from freely entering the country, the government said Monday.
The government spokesman’s office confirmed a report published in pro-government newspaper Magyar Idok.
Hungary built a barrier along the length of its borders with Serbia and Croatia in 2015. The government says the second fence is needed because it expects a surge of migrants to reach its borders this year.
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said after meeting his Romanian counterpart, Teodor Melescanu, that “migration pressure” was expected at the southern border, and that was why the new fence was being built.
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