BUDAPEST, Oct 2 (Reuters) - An overwhelming majority of Hungarians who voted in Sunday’s referendum rejected the European Union’s migrant quotas as Prime Minister Viktor Orban had urged, but the estimated turnout of 45 percent will not be enough to make the vote valid.
Senior politicians from Orban’s ruling Fidesz party declared victory shortly after voting finished at 1700 GMT, citing exit polls which they said showed 95 percent of Hungarian voters, or more than 3 million people, had rejected the quotas.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The Hungarian government has decided to call a referendum on the European Union's mandatory quotas on migrants, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's planned referendum on European Union quotas for resettling migrants will cover a future EU proposal to establish a permanent mechanism, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - An overwhelming majority of Hungarians are expected to reject the European Union's migrant quotas in a referendum on Sunday, which should boost Prime Minister Viktor Orban's standing at home and embolden him in ...
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow Sunday in his referendum against the EU's migrant quota plan after he failed to rally enough votes to reach the required 50 percent turnout, according to the first polls from the...