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Norway won’t take any more refugees from EU

The Norwegian government will not take any additional refugees from the EU despite the bloc’s new agreement with Turkey, Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug said on Friday. Norway has offered to take 1,500 asylum seekers over two years as part of the EU’s refugee relocation scheme. The first of those EU asylum seekers are expected to arrive within a month, but ...

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Sweden wants to keep refugee numbers down

A person applying for asylum in Sweden. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT Sweden’s migration minister on Wednesday outlined an updated version of how the government wants to tighten asylum rules to discourage refugees from travelling to Sweden. “This has been the most difficult task I have had on my desk in my almost 20 years as a politician at this level,” justice ...

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