95% of Hungarians voted against receiving migrants

In a referendum in Hungary, 95% of the voters voted against receiving migrants. "This outcome is extraordinary," proclaimed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

According to the results of the referendum in Hungary, 95% of the voters rejected the EU-imposed quotas on receiving migrants. The results are a big victory for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

"These results are extraordinary," said Orban. "13 years after the Hungarians voted to join the EU, once again the Hungarian people made their voices heard on a European issue."

Viktor Orban Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

Although the results are impressive, the low voter turnout might affect the validity of the decision.


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