BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said he considers French President Emmanuel Macron the leader of Europe’s “pro-immigration forces”, and therefore he had a duty to oppose him.
“There is no denying that Emmanuel Macron is an important figure, moreover, the leader of the pro-immigration forces,” Orban told a press conference.
“It is nothing personal, but a matter of our countries’ future. If what he wants with regards to migration materialises in Europe, that would be bad for Hungary, therefore I must fight him.”
Reporting by Budapest newsroom; Editing by Toby Chopra