December 3, 2015 / 9:03 AM / 3 years ago

Hungary to file migrant relocation appeal at EU court - PM

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary’s government will submit an appeal on Thursday against a European Commission decision to distribute thousands of migrants among European Union member states, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh -

“Hungary will today submit to the European court its appeal against the decision of the European Commission about the mandatory settlement of people, migrants in Hungarian territory,” Orban told a forum.

Orban has said the migrant quotas would spread terrorism across Europe.

Reporting by Krisztina Than and Gergely Szakacs

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