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Current EU legislation can 'stop' migrant welfare abuse

21.01.14 @ 19:06

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EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding on Tuesday said existing EU legislation allows member states to stop migrants from abusing the welfare systems. "Restrictions on freedom of movement, no. Combating abuse, yes. In order to do this we do not need to change EU legislation," she said in Brussels.

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