BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary is firmly opposed to a new quota system for taking in asylum-seekers as proposed by the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday.
The EU announced a plan on Wednesday to take in asylum-seekers more fairly around its member states and accept 20,000 more refugees.
"Hungary will under no circumstances receive such refugees based on the EU's decision," Janos Lazar told a news conference.
"The Hungarian government will do everything to prevent this in Brussels."
(Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Hugh Lawson)