Index - Domestic - V4 heads of government meet due to migration crisis

Migration pressure on Europe has continued to increase in recent weeks, which is why we are holding an extraordinary V4 summit in Budapest tomorrow – Viktor Orbán said Facebook pageon Monday.

Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed him MTI, that the Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, who holds the presidency of the V4, will hold talks with the Czech, Polish and Slovak prime ministers.

At the same time, Polish government spokesman Piotr Müller reported that Mateusz Morawiecki had initiated the V4 meeting of heads of government due to the current geopolitical situation.

On Sunday, the Polish prime minister discussed the situation in the Baltic countries on the eastern border of Poland and the three Baltic states. The migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border has become a source of serious tension in recent weeks. The Polish government is considering sanctions against Belarus, including the closure of transit and trade border crossings.

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview on on Monday that the European Union is facing serious security threats from the east and should focus on key issues.

In the East, the situation is really becoming dangerous

He stressed. He also said the time had come for “common sense to finally prevail in the EU”. According to Morawiecki, the threads of the crisis threatening Europe from the east “are all leading to Moscow”.

The Polish Prime Minister explained that his country is a “serious state governed by the rule of law, efficient and fulfilling its obligations”, and that there is hardly any need now for matters other than the rule of law, such as the debate over Article 7 of the EU Treaty.

In a letter on Monday, Viktor Orbán called on the European Commission to suspend all infringement proceedings that undermine Member States’ measures to protect the territorial and national integrity and security of its citizens. According to the Prime Minister, “Member States cannot be held accountable or punished for using workable solutions that are at the same time proportionate to the challenges facing us all”.

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