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Hungary PM: Migrant chaos 'a German problem'

Hungary's Prime Minister has described the current migrant chaos in the country's capital as a "German problem", as he warned that Europe's open borders agreement is currently under threat.

Speaking this morning, Viktor Orban said Hungary would not allow any migrant or refugee to leave the country without registering them first, adding that none wanted to stay in Hungary and were instead seeking to reach Germany.

He added that his country would have a package of measures - including a physical barrier - in place by 15 September to tackle the large numbers of migrants coming into the country.



Tensions high as desperate migrants hope to travel west

ITV News footage shows desperate people struggling to get on a train from Budapest's international station after the doors were opened this morning.

Although it is unclear where, if anywhere, the trains are due to travel, hundreds packed on in the hope that they would be taken into western Europe.

Some at carriage doors could be heard asking passing reporters if the train was bound for Germany.

Pictures taken by ITV News' Georgina Brewer also showed a frightened young boy among the busy crowds.

A frightened young boy is shown among the throng of would-be passengers. Credit: ITV News

Hungary PM: Europe's 'Christian roots' in danger from refugees

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Credit: Reuters

Europe's Christian roots are in danger of being undermined buy the influx of refugees and government's must control their borders before they can decide how many asylum seekers they can take, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said.

In an opinion piece for Germany's Frankfurt AllgemeineZeitung, Orban said the people of Europe were at odds with the majority of governments on the refugee crisis.

The people want us to master the situation and protect our borders.

Only when we have protected our borders can questions be asked about the numbers of people we can take in, or whether there should be quotas.

– Viktor Orban, Hungarian PM

'Chaos' as migrants ordered off trains in Budapest

There is confusion and "chaos" on the platforms at Budapest's main international railway station after the terminal was reopened to migrants and refugees earlier.

ITV News Producer Georgina Brewer is at Keleti station in Hungary:

Hundreds of migrants and refugees rushed into the station after police left the building and it now appears are being stopped outside the terminal.

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