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Hungary PM Flags Arrival of 'Bigger Wave' of Ukraine Refugees Next Week

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Last Updated: March 17, 2022, 13:46 IST

Over the past week the number of Ukrainian refugees arriving to Hungary has fallen substantially. (PTI Photo)

Over the past week the number of Ukrainian refugees arriving to Hungary has fallen substantially. (PTI Photo)

Visiting a border crossing point near Hungary's border with Romania and Ukraine, PM Viktor Orban said more border guards would be posted there next week to handle an increased number of refugees.

BUDAPEST: Hungary expects a "bigger wave" of refugees to arrive from Ukraine next week, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on a video posted on his Facebook page.

Visiting a border crossing point near Hungary's border with Romania and Ukraine, Orban said more border guards would be posted there next week to handle an increased number of refugees.

Orban, who faces elections on April 3, did not say in Wednesday's comments why he expected more refugees next week.

Over the past week the number of Ukrainian refugees arriving to Hungary has fallen substantially.

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first published:March 17, 2022, 13:46 IST
last updated:March 17, 2022, 13:46 IST
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