Emboldened by Hungary, Serbia's president floats tougher border controls
Serbia should be prepared to further tighten border security, President Tomislav Nikolic said on Monday, in a sign regional leaders have been emboldened by Hungary's defiant line on migration.
Serbia should act even if it risks incurring the wrath of the European Union, which it is seeking to join, Nikolic said.
Along with other southeast European countries, Serbia has intensified border patrols against hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and North Africa, cooperating with European efforts to channel flows through the Balkans.
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