Hungary calls on EU to give more money to handle migrant crisis

Hungary's government is seeking more European Union funds to cope with worst refugee crisis since World War Two, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff was quoted as saying.

Hungary calls on EU to give more money to handle migrant crisis

"The European Union distributes border protection funds in a humiliating way. Old member states have nicked the money from new members," Janos Lazar told daily newspaper Magyar Hirlap in an interview published on Tuesday.

Landlocked Hungary, part of the EU's Schengen zone of passport-free travel, has registered more than 100,000 migrants so far this year, compared with 43,000 in all of 2014.

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