Merkel sharply criticizes Hungary over asylum crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sharply criticized the Hungarian government over the dispute over the redistribution of refugees in the European Union.

Merkel told the Berliner Saitung newspaper on Tuesday that the government’s talk that it does not care about the ruling of the European Court of Justice can not be accepted.

“This means that this is a matter of principle for Europe,” Merkel said, pointing out that we will have to discuss this at the European Council in October. “Criticism of the policy of receiving refugees by some countries in Eastern Europe.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Urban said last week following a decision by the European Court of Justice on the redistribution of asylum seekers in the EU that his country had learned about the ruling and saw no need to change its policy toward refugees.