Sweden and Denmark extends border controls preventing refugee flow

Sweden and Denmark extended border controls that were launched to prevent refugee crossings into the countries until November. Sweden’s Interior Minister Anders Ygeman told Swedish Television SVT that they extended border controls until November 11.
In an official statement on the website of the Danish government, it was noted that border controls were extended until November 12. Receiving 163,000 asylum requests last year, Sweden initiated border control in November. Denmark has been carrying out border controls since January. Identity and passport controls are made on trains, buses, and ferries that are to cross into Denmark and Sweden by travel and public transport companies.

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