Authorities in Hungary consider that the food crisis caused by the war in Ukraine will lead to an increase in illegal migration, Report informs via TASS.

“The war in our neighborhood has caused a global food crisis, so we expect an increase in migration,” Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said at a joint press conference with Bosnia and Herzegovina Foreign Minister Elmedin Konakovic.

He said they detained 265,000 illegal migrants at Hungary’s southern borders last year.