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UN Chief Criticizes European Restrictions on Refugees

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday told Austria's lower house of parliament that increasing restrictions on migrants will "negatively impact" Europe's commitments to international law. Ban did not single out Austria in his speech to lawmakers in Vienna. Ban told the legislators that, under international and European laws, they have a "moral and legal principal obligation to help those fleeing war, human rights abuses, and persecution." His...

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