He said: “We shall let in true refugees – German, Dutch, French and Italians, terrified politicians and journalists who here in Hungary want to find the Europe they have lost in their homelands.”
He said: “The open society would sweep away a democracy of debate and replace it with a democracy of correctness.”
Mr Orban argued world leaders had attempted to foster a political culture where “true power, decisions and influence was not held by elected governments, but was put in the hands of unelected global networks, media gurus and international organisations”.
The Hungarian leader accused world leaders of
He added: “This is how the world’s most bizarre coalition of people smugglers, human rights activists and elite European politicians came into existence, specifically to deliberately bring millions of migrants to Europe.”
The populist leader also stressed the importance of maintaining political stability, arguing that losing it would be a luxury “that we cannot afford, and it will not happen while we are at the helm”.
The prime minister lauded Brexit and Trump’s election as parts of a wider populist movement.
“If everyone does their job properly and we abide by the law, then everything will go well and every year everyone will be able to take a step forward.”
“Self-pity was a plague throughout the country – it was the culture of socialist government.