Finland shuts down multiple border crossings to stop migrants coming from Russia: PM Petteri Orpo

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2023
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Finland shut down four of its nine border crossings with Russia late Friday to stop a sudden influx of Middle Eastern and African migrants — accusing the Kremlin of sending them in revenge for joining NATO earlier this year. “It is clear that these people are helped and they are also being escorted or transported to the border by border guards,” Finnish Prime Minister Petteri Orpo said Tuesday as he announced the coming crackdown. At least 280 asylum seekers, mainly from Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Iraq, have arrived in Finland...

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