Hungary accuses Croatia of lying and violating sovereignty

(AGI) Budapest, Sept. 19 - Hungary has accused Croatia ofviolating its sovereignty and of lying "in the face ofHungarians, Croatians, of the EU and its citizens" when itclaimed to have secured bilateral agreement to transferthousands of waiting migrants to the Hungarian border. "Insteadof honestly making provision for the immigrants, it sent themstraight to Hungary. What kind of European solidarity isthis?," asked Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto at anews conference. "Croatia has let down not just Hungary but theEU and has given up on all legal commitments that bind it. Onceagain,

(AGI) Budapest, Sept. 19 - Hungary has accused Croatia ofviolating its sovereignty and of lying "in the face ofHungarians, Croatians, of the EU and its citizens" when itclaimed to have secured bilateral agreement to transferthousands of waiting migrants to the Hungarian border. "Insteadof honestly making provision for the immigrants, it sent themstraight to Hungary. What kind of European solidarity isthis?," asked Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto at anews conference. "Croatia has let down not just Hungary but theEU and has given up on all legal commitments that bind it. Onceagain, Hungary has been left in the lurch. We will defend theEuropean Union, the borders of the Schengen zone, and we willdefend Hungary in accordance with European rules." On Friday,Szijjarto accused Croatia of encouraging refugees to"committing criminal act" by sending them to Hungary. (AGI). .