Refugee policy: Denmark’s dream of zero asylum seekers

When it comes to Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, exactly zero new asylum seekers should come to Denmark. “That is our goal. Of course we cannot make any promises about this, ”said the Social Democrat a few weeks ago in a speech in the Danish parliament. But: “We have to make sure that not too many people come to our country, otherwise our feeling of togetherness cannot exist,” says Frederiksen. Copenhagen has already shown what that means in practice.

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