UK to take in 20,000 refugees, France to take 24,000, as Hungarian MP warns of terror threat

UK to take in 20,000 refugees, France to take 24,000, as Hungarian MP warns of terror threat

A Hungarian MP has warned of the threat of possible terrorists coming through borders and into the EU.

Bence Tuzson's comments come after France announced it will welcome 24,000 refugees, and as Germany demands European countries do more share the burden of the crisis. British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the UK will take in 20,000 refugees.

David Cameron makes a statement on the British government's plans to re-settle thousands of refugees fleeing the bloody Syrian civil war in the House of Commons today. Picture: PA

Mr Tuzson said borders must be controlled to protect all EU countries, including Ireland.

Speaking on the Serbian-Hungarian border, he said the authorities did not know who was coming through, and that there needed to be more controls.

"We don't know who are coming through the border and that's why it's very important to control (the people coming through)," he said.

"If somebody is coming through the Hungarian border, he is here in the European Union; he is here in Hungary, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Spain - everywhere."

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