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Hungary seeks to ban 'group resettlement' of migrants

Hungary said Tuesday it would propose a bill banning the large-scale resettlement of migrants, after voters overwhelmingly backed the right-wing government's rejection of an EU refugee quota plan in a referendum. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the text, to be submitted to parliament on October 10, will state that "group resettlement is forbidden". "As 98 percent voted 'No' to the mandatory resettlement of migrants, the referendum result must be enforced in law," he told journalists in Budapest.
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