Anyone who criticises Hungary’s “Stop Soros” bill, which seeks to put restrictions on migration, questions its government’s power to take sovereign decisions, the foreign minister said on Tuesday.

It is clear that illegal migration works against Hungary’s interests and dismantling the fence along the country’s southern borders would work against the security interests of Hungarians, Peter Szijjarto told a press conference held in Budapest on another topic.

“So-called civil groups” promoting migration and open borders are against Hungary’s national security interests, he said. It is the duty of the government to take measures, including legal ones, to prevent activities that compromise the country’s national security, he said.

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