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Hungary Cites 'Overburdened' System, Suspends Asylum Rules

Hungary on Tuesday suspended European Union asylum rules requiring it to take back refugees who have traveled through Hungary to other countries, and Brussels immediately called on it to clarify its action. "Hungary's asylum system is overburdened, the most overburdened among EU member states affected by illegal immigration," a Hungarian government spokesman said. The asylum rules, known as the Dublin Regulation, were drafted in the early 1990s. They require people...

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