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Macron stands as quot;main opponentquot; of the axis anti-immigration Orban and Salvini

Macron: "If you have wanted to see in my person to his main opponent, y have

Macron stands as quot;main opponentquot; of the axis anti-immigration Orban and Salvini

Macron: "If you have wanted to see in my person to his main opponent, y have reason."

The French president responded to criticisms of Hungarian prime minister and Italian minister of Interior and ir position in regard to issue of migration

The prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban: "Salvini is my hero"

The tension between Budapest and Rome on one hand and Paris on or increases. The French president Emmanuel Macron was erected on Wednesday as "main opponent" to axis anti-immigration formed by Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban and Italian Interior minister and vice-president of Government of Matteo Salvini.

Macron, who was visiting in Denmark, reacted to criticism of Orban and Salvini, who have joined forces to impose ir hard line on immigration policy to rest of community partners in face of european elections in may 2019.

"Not relent in front of nationalists and those who preach hate speech.

If you have wanted to see in my person to his main opponent, have reason," said Macron in Copenhagen.

Salvini and Orban, supporters of a policy of 'mano dura' with immigrants, met for first time this Tuesday in Milan to talk about economy, exports, and immigration. "Salvini is my hero, my mate of fate", said Orban in Italy.

Both nationalist leaders nodded to Macron as ir main adversary on subject of immigration. "Right now in EU re are two blocks, one led by Macron, who is head of parties in support of immigration, and, on or hand we are, that we want to curb illegal immigration. This is current situation," said Orban after meeting with Salvini.

The heads of State or Government of European Union meet own 20 of September in Salzburg (Austria) in an informal meeting, which will address issue of migration.

"In coming days and months will have to make choices of draft to address issue of migration, that means be serious and responsible, staying true to our values, such as right of asylum, with a real policy regarding countries of origin and at domestic level". That is not what is proposed by lords Orban and Salvini, said Macron.

The French president is this week touring Denmark and Finland to try to achieve support for ir proposals to reform European Union and seek allies to create a "progressive front".

Updated Date: 30 August 2018, 03:07

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