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Sweden has announced that intends to kick out up to 80,000 migrants arrived last year and have had their asylum application rejected.

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Sweden, which is home to 9.8 million people, is one of the European Union countries that has taken in the largest number of refugees in relation to its population. About 55 per cent of asylum seekers in Sweden are seeing their application approved, while 45 per cent are being rejected at the moment. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said the Swedish government had asked the police and authorities in charge of migrants to organise their removal. The proposed measure was revealed Europe’s struggles to deal with a crisis.

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Image via deonvsearth.com

Sweden accepted more than 160,000 asylum seekers last year, but the number of migrant arrivals has dropped dramatically since it enacted systematic photo ID checks this year.