The Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban at a rally in Budapest on the anniversary of the 1956 uprising, said that his country would resist the “Sovietization” of Europe and must protect its borders from mass migration, reports Reuters.
Orban, who opposes the influx of migrants to Europe, said that people who love freedom, must save the Kingdom from the “Sovietization” from those who want to say with whom the inhabitants of the European States to live in their countries. “We want to be European nation, not a nationality within Europe”, – he said.
As reports “BBC Russian service”, the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest to mark the 60th anniversary of the armed uprising against the Communist regime, gathered several thousand people.
According to Reuters, Orban’s speech aroused applause of the audience and the whistle of his opponents, not attending the rally. Between opponents and supporters of the Prime Minister clashed. The liberal opposition accuses Orban in the suppression of freedom of speech in the country and trying to isolate Hungary from the rest of Europe.
“As the heirs of 1956, we can’t allow Europe to cut off our roots that made it great, and helped us to survive in the struggle with the Soviet Union. There is no free Europe without nation-States and thousands of years of Christian wisdom,” said Orban. The Prime Minister also stressed that the Hungarians will never give up their freedom, according to the publication Kisalfold.
Present at the memorable event, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda assured of Orban’s support. He noted that the Hungarian authorities can count on the help of Warsaw. Tune the audience was met with whistles.
Recall that Hungary refuses on demand of Brussels to accept on its territory refugees from Muslim countries who arrived in the EU.
However, held in Hungary in early October, the referendum on quotas of the EU for accepting refugees was declared invalid. It voted about 43% of the population, and 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. 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.
The Hungarian revolution of 1956 (October 23 – November 9, 1956) is an armed rebellion against the Pro-Soviet regime of the people’s Republic, suppressed by Soviet troops. October 23, more than 200 thousand people staged a rally in front of Parliament in Budapest to Express disagreement with the Pro-Soviet course of the government and to demand reform. Some of the demonstrators tried to enter the House radio to transmit their demands into the ether.
The confrontation of demonstrators with the units of the Hungarian state security went into armed clashes. The Soviet leadership took a decision to introduce troops. The last pockets of resistance were suppressed by 10 November.
The result of the Hungarian uprising has killed more than 3 thousand people, was later executed at least 350, including support of the rebels, Prime Minister Imre Nagy.