The Hungarian Parliament by a majority of votes has confirmed the bill, according to which the military will be able to adopt non-lethal weapons against refugees. From among the measures approved by the authorities - the use of rubber bullets, tear gas grenades and pyrotechnic devices.
The Hungarian Parliament by a majority of voters decided to give the army the authority to apply non-lethal weapons against refugees. According to the adopted law, the armed forces of Hungary obtained the right to use for border protection powers tear gas grenades, pyrotechnic devices, rubber bullets and accessories, shooting network.
Hungary is an EU member and is the number of States of the Schengen agreement. This Eastern European government is on one of the main migration routes of refugees from the Middle East to Europe. According to the latest data, the continuing flow of migrants is considered to be the most numerous since the Second world war - in the current quarter, there were more than 220 thousand people on the planet who requested shelter in areas of the EU, says the Agency Reuters.
Permission to use non-lethal weapons - not the 1st measure taken by the Hungarian government, to protect the boundaries of their own power from the flow of migrants from the Middle East. So, on 15 September, the Hungarian Parliament decided to close the border with Serbia for the passage of refugees .
After that five-kilometer neutral zone between 2 States had accumulated about 5 thousand refugees. On a subsequent day on the border of Hungary launched a fierce conflict workers broke open the gates on the border of Hungary. According to Russia Today, the result of the conflict were injured at least 30 police officers and 150 refugees, 28 workers were arrested .
After this conflict, the Hungarian Parliament decided to allow Armed forces to conduct operations outside of the terrain powers, in order to ensure the safety border. According to the statement by the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban, the police are unable to protect all the borders of the country without the help of the armed forces.
Besides, as informs bi-Bi-si, Hungary began to build a metal wall with barbed wire on the border with Croatia, similar to that built on the Hungarian-Serbian border. Among other things the followers of Hungary in the European Parliament threatened to veto the decision on Croatia's accession to the Schengen area, if the situation of migrants will continue to deteriorate.
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