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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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Orban: People entering EU are 'immigrants, not refugees'

Hungary's Prime Minister has insisted that the migrants entering Europe are "immigrants", not refugees.

Viktor Orban said the migrants entering Hungary were 'immigrants', not refugees Credit: Reuters

Speaking to Hungarian diplomats in Budapest, Viktor Orban said the European Union should provide financial support to Turkey and other non-member states to help deal with the flow of people from parts of the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

He also defended the use of a fence along the country's border with Serbia, arguing that it was a "primary interest" of the EU that Hungary should be able to protect its border.

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