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Hungary warns of increase in Ukrainian refugees

Budapest, March 17 (Prensa Latina) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned about the increase in the inflow of refugees from Ukraine and said that it will continue into the next week.

According to the head of government, migrants access Hungary directly or through Romania, for which he called for “strengthening the border crossing,” according to the digital outlet.

Orban’s made his statement after a visit to the Csengersima crossing, on the border between the two countries.

Official data estimates that 429,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived here since the end of February, when Russia announced the launch of a special military operation in Ukraine and the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics.

Meanwhile, countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania expressed their willingness to welcome refugees, while also accepting the deployment of military troops from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), with the purpose of encircling Russia, according to the Kremlin.