Record refugee arrivals overwhelm Sweden | News | Al Jazeera

Record refugee arrivals overwhelm Sweden

More refugees have sought asylum in Sweden in 2015 than in any other year in the Scandinavian country's history.

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    Garpenberg - With the refugee crisis worsening, the European Union has agreed to relocate a further 120,000 people after overriding opposition from the same eastern European states.

    More refugees have sought asylum in Sweden in 2015 than any other year in the country's history, with 86,000 people applying for asylum.

    Last year Sweden took in more refugees per capita than any other EU country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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