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07 September 2017, 01:50 | Simon Arnold
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'It is time to be united and show full solidarity, ' Mr Avramopoulos said.
"But we should be clear that member states have to show solidarity now because it is now that some member states need help".
Back in June, dismayed over the failure of some member states to accept asylum-seekers, the European Commission made a decision to send letters of formal notice to Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic, which are the first step toward opening cases against the countries for not living up to their legal obligations.
They were an attempt to ease the pressure on frontline countries such as Greece and Italy.
But he said his government still is not happy with the relocation plan, which he and others from Eastern Europe see as being imposed on their countries by non-elected European Union bureaucrats. "This decision jeopardises the security and future of all of Europe".
Under the plan, Hungary must admit more than 2,300 asylum seekers, while Slovakia must in the long term take in 1,400.
Szijjarto said Hungary would focus on defending the EU's external border against incoming migrants and asylum-seekers and urged the European Union to abandon its "unsuccessful" refugee-sharing plan.
The legal challenge was also backed by Poland, which alongside Hungary has not taken in any asylum seekers.
Budapest announced at the end of August that it will extend the state of emergency declared past year over the migrant crisis until March 2018, while Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said that the "threat of terrorism in Europe has increased", thus justifying increased border controls, according to The Associated Press.
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