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Hungary, Serbia governments meeting as Hungary wants to build border fence to stop migrants

  • Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, right, and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban inspect the honor guards during the welcoming ceremony in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, right, and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban inspect the honor guards during the welcoming ceremony in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, left,  is greeted by President of Hungary Janos Ader during his one-day official visit to Hungary in the presidential Alexander Palace in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is staying on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP)

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, left, is greeted by President of Hungary Janos Ader during his one-day official visit to Hungary in the presidential Alexander Palace in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is staying on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, fourth right, chats with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, fouth left, during the welcoming ceremony in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, fourth right, chats with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, fouth left, during the welcoming ceremony in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vucic is on a one-day official visit to Hungary. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)  (The Associated Press)

As the flow of migrants and refugees entering Hungary from Serbia reaches unprecedented figures, Hungary's plan to build a fence on the border between the countries will be high on the agenda of a meeting between the two governments.

Hungary says more than 67,000 illegal immigrants have been detained by police so far this year, nearly all arriving from Serbia, including an average of more than 1,000 people a day over the past week.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in the buildup to Wednesday's joint Cabinet meeting that because of "such unprecedented immigration pressure, setting up a physical barrier is a must," while his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dacic, said his country was "absolutely and fiercely" against the fence, and compared it to the Berlin Wall.