Refugee Crisis:Hungarian PM Orban Calls for €3bn Syria Aid Package, for Syria's neighbors
Sept 12, Budapest: The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has urged the EU to give Syria's neighbors a financial aid package to manage those displaced by civil war.
Prime Minister Orban on Saturday, asked the European Union to give countries like Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan a package of €3bn (£2.2bn; $3.4bn) in financial aid, to help Syrian refugees. which according to him would help ease the refugee problem in Europe.
Hungary has struggled to cope with over 150,000 migrants who have crossed its borders this year.
He further added that from next week, people who enter the country illegally will be arrested.After the mal treatment of refugees in Hungary, protests have been organized across Europe in support of the migrants crossing in to Europe in search of hope.
Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people are expected to participate in a "day of action" with dozens of events taking place in several countries, today.
The Oslo Times