Billionaire George Soros is trying to use mass immigration to dilute European ethnic cultures into one anonymous blend, according to Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Speaking on Hungarian radio Friday morning, the redoubtable prime minister denounced the campaign of the Soros-funded “Open Society” network to aggressively drive a pro-immigration agenda as a means to eradicate the cultures and Christian identity of European states.
“The Soros network has an extensive sphere of influence within the European Parliament and other EU bodies,” Orbán said, “and its aim is to build a Europe of mixed population and to condemn the Hungarian government for opposing their view on migration.”
Earlier this month, George Soros transferred $18 billion to his Open Society Foundations, his tool of choice for forging a brave new world without borders and without nations.
In his Friday interview, Orbán said that he had to fight tooth and nail during last week’s summit in Brussels against efforts to pass European policy that would jeopardize Hungary’s sovereignty. “There was a great deal of pressure on me to compromise on migration,” he said, but he held his ground.
The Hungarian prime minister has insisted that national security and sovereignty must come first when discussing immigration policies, while resisting attempts by the European Union (EU) to impose forced relocation of migrants across Europe.
Mr. Orbán said that the “Soros Empire” keeps a list of “reliable allies” in the European Parliament and other EU organs to drive forward their open-borders agenda. He has consistently argued that each EU member state has the right to manage its own immigration policies, and not to be dictated to by Brussels.
“Once they make a crack in this wall, water will flow in. We have to seal that crack,” Orbán said.
The prime minister said that an evident division is opening up between the “migrant-free zone – Central Europe – and the countries that have transformed themselves into immigrant countries,” which is dividing Europe into “two parts.”
Future cooperation among European nations must necessarily take “our differences into account,” he said.
Part of the Hungarian identity, like that of Europe itself, Mr. Orbán has insisted, comes from its Christian roots—an identity that must be defended.
Earlier this month, the Prime Minister hosted an international conference on Christian Persecution in Budapest, in which he decried efforts to strip Europe of its Christian heritage and identity.
“A group of Europe’s intellectual and political leaders want to create a mixed society that would completely change the continent’s cultural and ethnic identity, and Christian nature, within just a few generations,” he said.
“Hungary,” he said, “is doing the opposite of what Europe is currently doing. We are doing what we must do according to local Christian leaders, and which is currently most important for the communities they lead: we are providing assistance to enable people to move back to their homes.”
Last year, the Hungarian government established a Deputy State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians, making it the only nation in the world with a department of this sort.
Until now, the new secretariat has sent assistance of more than 4 million euros to rebuild homes, churches, and schools so that Christians can stay in their homes in the Middle East. They have also granted dozens of scholarships to Christian students in Africa and the Middle East who lost everything to militant Islamic terror groups.
In his address to the assembly in Budapest, Mr. Orbán said that Hungary had taken the opposite approach from that of the European Union. “They want to bring people here,” Orbán declared. “We are helping them to stay where they are.”
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