Border Tight: Merkel Opponent Orbán Plunges Hungary Into Corona Chaos
Corona hammer from Budapest: Hungary closes its borders with Austria, among others, due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The authorities seem completely overwhelmed.
This is how the official and national one worked Tourism authority. Also on this Saturday with the new situation hopelessly overwhelmed. And taken by surprise?
On Friday evening the tourist information had, among other things, via Facebook-Posting announced your own Info pages too Covid-19 to revise. On Saturday evening, as of 6.15 p.m., this had still not happened.
Border closure due to Corona in Hungary: Viktor Orban apparently takes his own tourism authority by surprise
Instead, it says on the info page for Corona pandemic for example: “Hungary is safe. “Or:” Foreign citizens can enter Hungary in accordance with the relevant official regulations in force due to the current epidemic situation. “This passage is currently still valid, but only until Tuesday, September 1st. Then entry is only permitted for at least one month with a valid reason.
Also at Facebook there was no new information for potential visitors from the tourism authority Vacationers, not even for those who already Vacation between Lake Balaton and Budapest have booked. Instead, the tourism authority posted an image film from Instagram, which was obviously implemented before Prime Minister Viktor Orban his country with his decision into Corona chaos crashed.
Apparently Hungary’s partners have not been well informed either. So wrote that Foreign Office of the Federal Government on Saturday on his website: “From September 1st apply to Hungary new entry regulations. According to this, foreign travelers should only be allowed to enter in exceptional cases. Details are not yet known. “
The day before Orban’s Chief of Staff Gergely Gulyás still for an affront to it Germany and the other EU partners. According to ORF-Correspondent Ernst Gelegs, he explained with a view to Corona and the traffic light system that applies in many places: “Hungary is green, everything else is red! ”The Hungarian border police are now faced with a Herculean task: Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Slovakia seven countries border on Hungarian territory.
Corona pandemic: Hungary closes its borders with Austria, among others
First report from August 28th: Munich / Budapest – This news takes care of in the Coronavirus pandemic for a stir. While countries like Spain, France and also Germany are in the Corona crisis again with increasing Covid-19 case numbers have to fight power Hungary its borders tight – among other things too Austria.
“From September 1st, foreign nationals will be refused entry into Hungarian territory,” said Gergely Gulyas, chief of staff to the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, on this Friday evening. Corona hammer from Budapest.
Now that's some fine journalism. Corona hammer indeed!
Anyway, before you begin criticizing Mr. Mandalia's gobbledygook consider this - the gibberish above actually makes more sense than some of the official birdemic-related articles and press releases I've encountered here. I imagine the same applies to all countries.