Hungary asks UN for global quotas on migrants

Migrants walk through the countryside after crossing the Hungarian-Croatian border near the village of Zakany to continue their trip north, on September 21, 2015Hungary called Tuesday for the United Nations to set global quotas on accepting migrants, saying it was unfair for Europe to take so many refugees fleeing Syria. Hungary, whose hardline approach on migrants has been widely criticized by other governments and rights activists, said it would make the proposal formally on Wednesday at the United Nations.

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