01 March 2020 – Hungary to suspend admission of illegal migrants to transit zone indefinitely

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Type of Intervention: Travel restriction
Sectors Involved: Border restriction
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: There is a connection between the coronavirus and illegal migration, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister Gyˆrgy Bakondi stated at a press conference held on Sunday in Budapest. He also said Hungary is suspending the admission of illegal migrants to the transit zone indefinitely.
Full details here: https://www.kormany.hu/en/news/hungary-to-suspend-admission-of-illegal-migrants-to-transit-zone-indefinitely