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Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees called on the EU to admit up to 200,000 migrants arriving from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, BBC Russian Service reports.

He considers that the EU countries should give more opportunities to refugees, arriving legally in Europe. Antonio Guterres also appealed to the European Union to develop a common strategy to tackle the migrant crisis and called on the authorities of Greece, Hungary and Italy to equip the centers for reception and registration of refugees.

Meanwhile, Viktor Orban, Hungarian Prime Minister, has claimed that the country has to protect its borders from influx of refugees. He also considers that the EU immigration laws must be strictly observed with regard to registration of refugees arriving to Budapest by train.

According to the UN, around 300,000 refugees have crossed the borders of the European Union since the start of the year. A total of 107,500 illegal migrants have arrived to Europe over the last month.

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