He said the summit had been convened in order to jointly think about the future of Europe. But if we are ignorant of people’s opinions, he said, such a discussion cannot be concluded: at best it can only be started.
Mr. Orbán said: “We will learn people’s opinions after the elections. What we can say here today with confidence – and what I will stand up for on behalf of Hungary – is that immigration must be stopped.”
As part of the discussion about the future of the European Union, at Thursday’s meeting the heads of state and government of EU Member States will give high priority to discussion of the EU’s strategic timetable for the 2019–24 period.