//Swedish Foreign Minister: Margot Wallström Says Country Is Facing ‘Collapse’ Due to Refugee Influx

Swedish Foreign Minister: Margot Wallström Says Country Is Facing ‘Collapse’ Due to Refugee Influx

by Jennifer Newton

11-1-2015

“I think most people feel that we cannot maintain a system where perhaps 190,000 people will arrive every year – in the long run, our system will collapse,” Wallström told Dagens Nyheter.
Source: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
The Swedish Foreign Minister has claimed her country is facing collapse due to the mass influx of refugees as the migrant crisis deepens.
Margot Wallstrom has said that Sweden cannot cope with taking in refugees at its current level, without it affecting services.
She says that Stockholm will now have to pressure the European Union in a bid to force other member states to share the burden of those coming from the Middle East, mainly Syria.
It is expected that Sweden will take in around 190,000 migrants by the end of 2015. In the first nine months of the year, more than 73,000 people applied for asylum in Sweden.
And Mrs Wallstrom said in an interview: ‘I think most people feel that we cannot maintain a system where perhaps 190,000 people will arrive every year – in the long run, our system will collapse.
Source: Daily Mail 
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