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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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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

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