September 4, 2015 / 10:54 PM / 2 years ago

Austria, Germany to allow migrants to enter - Austrian chancellor

ALPBACH, Austria (Reuters) - Austria and Germany have agreed to let migrants in Hungary to cross their borders, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said on his Facebook page on Saturday.

Migrants set off on foot for the border with Austria from Budapest, Hungary, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

“Because of today’s emergency situation on the Hungarian border, Austria and Germany agree in this case to a continuation of the refugees’ journey into their countries,” Faymann said in the post.

Reporting by Shadia Nasralla, writing by Francois Murphy; editing by G Crosse

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