Hungary polls open for migrant quotas referendum (Photo report)

17:00, 02 October 2016
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A referendum is being held in Hungary today, October 2, to decide on the issue of mandatory quotas on the distribution of migrants imposed by the European Union.


At the polling stations today, Hungarians are to answer the question: "Do you want the EU to be entitled to oblige Hungary to compulsory resettlement of non-nationals of Hungary even without the consent of the Hungarian Parliament?" Europeiska Pravda reported with reference to BBC.

As reported earlier, Prime Minister of Hungary Victor Orban opposes the plans for resettlement of 160,000 migrants across the EU member states.

According to, Orban pledged he would resign if Hungarians supported compulsory quotas.

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