10 Downing Street
PM meeting with Prime Minister Orban of Hungary: 9 November 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Orban of Hungary at No10 Downing Street.
A Downing Street spokesperson said:
This afternoon the Prime Minister welcomed Prime Minister Orban of Hungary to Downing Street for a bilateral meeting.
The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March and that we will play a full and active role in the EU until we leave.
The leaders noted the strength of the bilateral relationship between the UK and Hungary, and that this would continue once the UK had left the EU.
They discussed the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and the Prime Minister reaffirmed that she wants and expects to protect the status of EU nationals, but that British citizens’ rights in European member states must be protected in return.
On migration the Prime Minister laid out her position that we should ensure that refugees are hosted in the first safe country of transit; that we distinguish between refugees and economic migrants; and that all states have the rights and responsibilities to control their borders and accept returned illegal migrants.
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