The Great Wall of Europe: Hungary splits continent in two with huge fence to stop migrants – Express.co.uk

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They come as Greece’s migration minister warned that 70,000 people will become trapped in his country after arriving on boats from Turkey. 

Macedonia, to the north, is refusing to let through anybody who is not from Syria or Iraq in a bid to stop the migrant flow, but Greek leaders warn the policy is turning their country into a “graveyard of souls”. 

An unrepentant Mr Orban tonight railed against the EU, blaming its and Germany’s open arms approach to migration for causing the unprecedented crisis. 

In his annual state address, Mr Orban described the EU’s reaction to the migrant crisis as “absurd” and said it was deliberately making no effort to stop the influx. 

During a scathing speech, often interrupted by applause, he compared Brussels bureaucrats to the captain of a ship heading towards rocks who spends time “designating the non-smoking lifeboats instead of trying to avoid the collision”. 

The Great Wall of Europe: Hungary splits continent in two with huge fence to stop migrants – Express.co.uk