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Austria: Balkan Route Should Remain Closed to Migrants

Austrian interior minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner says the Balkan immigration route should remain closed, after Slovenia, Macedonia, Serbia, and Croatia closed borders this week to all migrants except those planning to seek asylum within their borders. Mikl-Leitner told the German daily Die Welt Thursday that the Balkan route through those countries should stay closed permanently -- saying "the clock will not be turned back." Meanwhile Turkish news agencies say five migrants,...

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