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PM urges EU nations to fund refugee camps around Syria

David Cameron has visited camps in Lebanon and Jordan to meet Syrian refugees who have fled their country's civil war.

The Prime Minister has called on other EU countries to "step up to the plate" and follow Britain's lead by funding refugee camps around Syria.

Mr Cameron said there was a "direct connection" between shortfalls in aid for camps in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey and the influx of migrants into Europe.

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Migrant crisis: Hungary closes main Budapest rail station

Hungary has closed Budapest's main railway station today as hundreds of migrants queued up to board trains to other EU countries.

Officers are standing guard outside Budapest's main train station after it was closed this morning Credit: APTN
Hundreds of migrants are waiting outside the station Credit: APTN
Migrants gather to board train to Austria at Budapest station in Hungary Credit: Reuters

According to national news agency MTI there are currently no trains arriving or departing from the station.

The closure follows reports that a record number of migrants had arrived in Vienna, Austria yesterday after travelling from Hungary via train.

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