In a referendum on quotas of the EU for accepting refugees in Hungary voted about 43% of the population. In accordance with the laws of the country the results of the referendum can be considered valid only if they voted 50% of the population, notes Reuters.

The national electoral Commission (NEC) of Hungary has recognized the referendum on quotas of the European Union (EU) for refugees failed, according to the Kisalföld. After counting 99.9% of the ballots revealed that 98.3% of rejected the proposed EU quota system of admission of refugees and only 1.7% said Yes.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said that he will propose to change the Constitution to a referendum was voted on, reports ProfitLine.hu. As noted Orban, Brussels could not force Hungary to accept migrants and should consider the will of the Hungarian people.

Earlier Viktor Orban announced the intention to resign if the referendum is won by the supporters of the accommodation of refugees. In the referendum on EU quotas for placement of refugees, citizens were asked to answer “Yes” or “no” to the question: “do you Want to allow the European Union to take a decision on the relocation of persons who are not citizens of Hungary to Hungary without the consent of the national Assembly (Parliament)?”



Hungary declared invalid a referendum on EU quotas for refugees 03.10.2016

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