The following statement on Sept. 22, 2017 issues by the United Nations has been reprinted here. For access to the original statement please click here.
PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, said Europe was on the front line of the migration crisis and its consequences. Western Europe used to be the most secure and safest region globally. A couple of years ago, events in the Middle East would not have happened in Europe, but the current fear of terrorist attacks was now a part of daily life — a direct consequence of the massive influx of illegal migrants over the last two and half years, he said.