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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended his hardline stance against refugees, the vast majority of whom are Muslim, saying in an interview published Friday that Islam "has never been part of Europe".

Speaking to Germany's Focus news weekly about the record migrant influx, he said "the language of the European elite is ideological and dogmatic".

"Islam has never been part of Europe, it came to us," Orban told Focus in an interview to be published in full Saturday.


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